This book argues that the french led the way in the nineteenth-century public health movement.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine Series
- Product dimensions:
- 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.87(d)
Table of Contents
List of tables and illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Community, method, context; 2. The methodology of public hygiene; 3. The context of public hygiene: national public health policy; 4. Institutionalization: the health councils; 5. Investigation and moralization: occupational hygiene and industrialization; 6. Investigation and practical reform: public health in Paris; 7. Public health in Paris: investigation, salubrity, and social welfare; 8. Public health and public health movements: comparison and assessment; 9. Before Pasteur: hygienism and the French model of public health; Epilogue; Appendixes; Bibliographical note; Index.
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