Sickness And Health In America: Readings In The History Of Medicine And Public Health

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Sickness and Health in America: Readings in the History of Medicine and Public Health

An invaluable resource for students, scholars, and general readers, this highly regarded and widely used social history of medicine and public health in the United States is now available in a third edition. Extensively revised and updated, it includes twenty-one new essays; graphs illustrating the rise in deaths caused by HIV, homicide, and suicide; and a greatly expanded Guide to Further Reading. Entirely new sections on Sickness and Health, Early American Medicine, Therapeutics, the Art of Medicine, and Public Health and Personal Hygiene have been added, supplementing updated sections on the Science of Medicine, Education, the Allied Health Professions, Image and Income, Institutions, Race and Medicine, Epidemics, Public Health Reform, and Public Health and Medical Theory. An introductory essay and a series of historical photographs complement the articles.

Specifications of Sickness and Health in America: Readings in the History of Medicine and Public Health

GENERAL
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition3rd
ISBN-10029915324X
ISBN-139780299153243
PublisherUniversity of Wisconsin Press
Number Of Pages600
Publication Date1997-04-15
DIMENSIONS
Height9 inch.
Length7 inch.
Width1.3 inch.
Weight2.1 pounds.

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