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Land, Food, and Work in Three Javanese Villages

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Title:Land, Food, and Work in Three Javanese Villages
Authors:Edmundson, Wade Cowart
Contributors:Armstrong, Warwick (advisor)
Geography and Environment (department)
social conditions
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nutrition surveys
nutrition requirements
Java cities and towns
Java social life and customs
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Date Issued:Dec 1972
Publisher:[Honolulu] : [University of Hawaii at Manoa], [December 1972]
Abstract:This is a study in nutritional geography. Three Javanese villages, a rice village, a corn village, and a cassava village were examined and are described in some detail with emphasis on elements of nutritional ecology. Within the village 54 farmers and their families were studied to determine first what was the degree of interrelationship between land, food, and work; and second what was the economic developmental significance of caloric undernutrition. The nutrient intakes and work outputs of economically productive male family members were carefully determined for 324 man days over the period of a year. It was found that there were no correlations of any significance among the land holdings, caloric intake, and work output data sets. As a result of this lack of interrelationship it was determined that a program of caloric supplementation should have a low priority as a stimulant for national development.
Description:PhD University of Hawaii at Manoa 1972
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 179–180).
Pages/Duration:viii, 180 leaves : illustrations, maps, tables
Rights:All UHM dissertations and theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from the copyright owner.
Appears in Collections: Ph.D. - Geography

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