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

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 16.51mm | 453g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138879835
  • 9781138879836
  • 961,130

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. Conclusionshow more