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Health, Civilization and the State : A History of Public Health from Ancient to Modern Times, Paperback / softback Book

Health, Civilization and the State : A History of Public Health from Ancient to Modern Times Paperback / softback

Description

This book examines the social, economic and political issues of public health provision in historical perspective.

It outlines the development of public health in Britain, Continental Europe and the United States from the ancient world through to the modern state.

It includes discussion of:* pestilence, public order and morality in pre-modern times* the Enlightenment and its effects* centralization in Victorian Britain* localization of health care in the United States* population issues and family welfare* the rise of the classic welfare state* attitudes towards public health into the twenty-first century.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 388 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: General & world history
  • ISBN: 9780415200363

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