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

ISBN-10: 029915324X

ISBN-13: 9780299153243

Edition: 3rd 1997 (Revised)

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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.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 4/15/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

Scott Taylor is a photographer whose photographs have appeared in many local, state, regional, and national magazines, publications, and galleries; he works from his studio and gallery in historic Beaufort, North Carolina.Judith Walzer Leavitt is Rupple Bascom and Ruth Bleier Professor of Medical History and Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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