Health, Civilization and the State: History of Public Health from Ancient to Modern Times (BOK)

Dorothy Porter

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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.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1998 Forfatter Dorothy Porter
Forlag
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415200363
Antall sider 384 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 2cm
Vekt 572 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social & cultural history, Health systems & services, Emergency services

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