Determining Factors in the Selection of Royal Navy Officer Trainees During the French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Eras

Research Paper Title A Social History of Midshipmen and Quarterdeck Boys in the Royal Navy, 1761-1831. Abstract Many senior officers in the Royal Navy of late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries saw the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars as a time of dramatic social change. Naval and civilian commentators alike expressed concern that the virtue of birth had replaced the… Read More


Does Gender & Social Mobility Modify the Effect of Birth Weight on Total & Central Obesity?

Research Paper Title Gender and social mobility modify the effect of birth weight on total and central obesity. Background Little is known about the interaction between gender and low birth weight (LBW) and lifelong social mobility as an explanation of the etiology of obesity. The aim of the present study was to evaluate total and… Read More