Men
Since the mid-18th century, the substantial labor requirements of preindustrial Paris had been met by extensive migration of working-age men, primarily from nearby rural areas, into the city. Unskilled men had particularly high rates of mortality due to the large number of them conscripted for military service, and the high incidence of accidents in workshops, on shipping docks, and on construction sites.

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