Health, Wealth and Population in the Early Days of the Industrial Revolution

Health, Wealth and Population in the Early Days of the Industrial Revolution

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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 16.51mm | 454g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138879835
  • 9781138879836
  • 1,906,275

Table of contents

1. Introduction


2. Vital statistics


3. Population statistics, birth and death rates


4. Individualism and Laissez-faire


5. The growth of commerce


6. Agriculture


7. Improvement of towns


8. Water supply and drainage


9. The 18th century doctor and the British pioneers of public health


10. The hospital and dispensary movement


11. General hygiene and midwifery


12. Rickets and scurvy


13. Antiseptics, segregation, leprosy and plague


14. Smallpox in the 18th century


15. The anti-Typhus campaign and the Fever Hospital Movement


16. malaria - general summary


17. The period 1815-1848


18. Conclusion
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