A History of Public Health

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1993-06-01
  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr

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This paperback edition of George Rosen's classic account of the history of public health supplements the original text with Elizabeth Fee's introduction and Edward T. Morman's biographical essay and bibliography.

Author Biography

George Rosen was professor of health education at the School of Public Health and Administrative Medicine, Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Public Health, Past and Present: A Shared Social Vision
George Rosen, Public Health, and History
Preface to the 1958 Edition
The Origins of Public Healthp. 1
Health and the Community in the Greco-Roman Worldp. 6
Public Health in the Middle Ages (500-1500 A.D.)p. 26
Mercantilism, Absolutism, and the Health of the People (1500-1750)p. 57
Health in a Period of Enlightenment and Revolution (1750-1830)p. 107
Industrialism and the Sanitary Movement (1830-1875)p. 168
The Bacteriological Era and Its Aftermath (1875-1950)p. 270
The Bacteriological Era and Its Aftermath (Concluded)p. 320
Bibliographyp. 473
Subject Indexp. 507
Index of Namesp. 527
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