Explaining Epidemics

Explaining Epidemics

by Charles E. Rosenberg
ISBN-10:
052139340X
ISBN-13:
9780521393409
Pub. Date:
04/28/2008
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Overview

Explaining Epidemics

Medicine until recently remained a history written by and for practitioners. These essays diverge from this tradition in an attempt to view medical history within the context of intellectual and social change of the last two centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521393409
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/28/2008
Pages: 367
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Ideas as actors; 2. Institutions and medical care; 3. The past in the present: using medical history; Index.

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