The Geography of Disease

The Geography of Disease

by Frank G. Clemow
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Cambridge University Press


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The Geography of Disease

The Cambridge Geographical Series originated in the late nineteenth century as a means of providing introductory guides to a broad variety of topics. In this volume, which was first published in 1903, the focus is on the relationship between geographical factors and the distribution of disease. In many ways a product of the colonial expansion which was occurring during this period, the text reflects both an emerging global consciousness and the development of an increasingly scientific attitude towards public health. Written for the general reader, it is both informative and highly readable. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in public health, the history of medicine, or the colonial mindset.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107600300
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/03/2011
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 686
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. General Medical and Surgical Diseases: 1. The geography of disease, and the factors which determine it; Part II. Diseases of the Skin: 2. Skin diseases in general; Part III. Animal Parasites and the Diseases Associated with them: 3. Cestodes; 4. Trematodes; 5. Nematodes; 6. Parasitic arachnid' and insects; List of principal authorities.

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