Contagion and the State in Europe, 1830-1930 / Edition 1

Contagion and the State in Europe, 1830-1930 / Edition 1

by Peter Baldwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 052161628X

ISBN-13: 9780521616287

Pub. Date: 05/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book explains the historical reasons for the divergence in public health policies in Britain, France, Germany and Sweden, and the spectrum of responses to the threat of contagious diseases such as cholera, smallpox, and syphilis." "In particular the book examines the link between politics and prevention.  See more details below

Overview

This book explains the historical reasons for the divergence in public health policies in Britain, France, Germany and Sweden, and the spectrum of responses to the threat of contagious diseases such as cholera, smallpox, and syphilis." "In particular the book examines the link between politics and prevention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521616287
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
596
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of abbreviations
1Preventive variations1
2Enter cholera37
3Cholera comes of age123
4Smallpox faces the lancet244
5Syphilis between prostitution and promiscuity355
6The politics of prevention524
Index564

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