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Health, civilization, and the state a history of public health from ancient to modern times by Porter, Dorothy

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Europe,
  • North America

Subjects:

  • Public health -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History.,
  • Public health -- Social aspects -- North America -- History.,
  • Public health -- Political aspects -- Europe -- History.,
  • Public Health -- Political aspects -- North America -- History.,
  • Social medicine -- Europe -- History.,
  • Social medicine -- North America -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDorothy Porter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA424 .P67 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination376 p. ;
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL361687M
ISBN 100415122449, 0415200369
LC Control Number98021836

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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.   Journal of Public Health Medicine Vol. 22, No. 2, p. Printed in Great Britain Book Review Health, Civilization and the State: a History of Public Health from Ancient to Modern Times. Dorothy Porter. Routledge. Pp. ISBN: (hardback); (paperback). The history of public health has recently emerged as an area of intense interest within the academic . Health, civilization, and the state: a history of public health from ancient to modern times.   Part 2 of Health, Civilization and the State covers the heart of the history of public health as we usually view it. In about pages she covers the development of ne public health, the question remains whether Health, Civilization and the State will now take its place as the premiere text in the field. Will Rosen finally be displaced?