ISBN-10:
0674722507
ISBN-13:
9780674722507
Pub. Date:
01/28/1959
Publisher:
Harvard
Public Health in the Town of Boston, 1630-1822

Public Health in the Town of Boston, 1630-1822

by John B. Blake

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ISBN-13: 9780674722507
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/28/1959
Series: Harvard Historical Studies Series , #72
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Seventeenth Century

2. Founding a Basic Policy,1691-1720

3. The Medical Profession and Public Health,1720-1775

4. The Inoculation Controversy, 1721-1722

5. The Smallpox Era, 1722-1775

6. Endemic Disease and Public Health,1720-1775

7. The Revolutionary Era, 1775-1792

8. The Impact of Yellow Fever, 1793-1800

9. The Conquest of Smallpox,1798-1822

10. Quarantine and Yellow Fever,1800-1822

11. Sanitation and Endemic Disease,1800-1822

12. Public Health and Politics,1800-1824

Appendix 1: The Statistics of Smallpox Inoculation

Appendix 2: Population, Deaths, and Death Rates, Boston,1701-1774

Appendix 3: Mortality Statistics of Boston, 1812-1821

A Note on the Sources

Index

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