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

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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)

About the Author

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

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Disease, politics and poverty in nineteenth century Britain
• The boroughs and Unions of South Devon
• Naval towns and naval medicine
• The advent of cholera
• The local Boards of Health
• Experiment at Noss
• The epidemic and the Royal Naval Hospital
• Litigation, the Press and the Navy
• Reaching the people: controlling the doctors
• Conclusion

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