Public Health and Politics in the Age of Reform: Cholera, the State and the Royal Navy in Victorian Britain (International Library of Historical Studies Series, #33)

Public Health and Politics in the Age of Reform: Cholera, the State and the Royal Navy in Victorian Britain (International Library of Historical Studies Series, #33)

by David Mclean
     
 

David McLean provides a detailed study of the efforts of local and national government to combat cholera in nineteenth-century Britain. Based on a unique cache of documents, McLean's account exposes the struggles between local and national governments as they grappled with the enormity of the problem and the conflict between policies of laissez-faire and state

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Overview

David McLean provides a detailed study of the efforts of local and national government to combat cholera in nineteenth-century Britain. Based on a unique cache of documents, McLean's account exposes the struggles between local and national governments as they grappled with the enormity of the problem and the conflict between policies of laissez-faire and state intervention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845110697
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
12/07/2005
Series:
International Library of Historical Studies Series, #33
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.99(d)

Meet the Author

David McLean is Professor of History at King's College London.

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