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A history of public health in New York City, 1625-1866

Author: John Duffy; Russell Sage Foundation.
Publisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 1968.
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History
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Duffy, John, 1915-
History of public health in New York City, 1625-1866
(OCoLC)646447
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Duffy; Russell Sage Foundation.
ISBN: 9781610441643 1610441648
OCLC Number: 908637357
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 619 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents: Preface by George James, M.D. ; Introduction ; Part I. From Frontier Post to Settled Community ; 1. A Sweet and Wholesome Climate ; 2. The Transition Years, 1664-1720 ; 3. The Comfortable Town of New York, 1720-1776 ; 4. Revolution and Reconstruction ; Part II. From Town to City, 1792-1825 ; 5. Yellow Fever, the Number One Public Health Problem ; 6. The Beginnings of Organized Public Health ; 7. The First Board of Health ; 8. Street Sanitation and Nuisances: The Losing Battle ; 9. Control of the Physical Environment ; 10. Medicine and Hospitals ; 11. Health and Social Welfare Part III. The City Overwhelmed 12. The Administration of Public Health ; 13. The Office of City Inspector ; 14. The Health Office: Chief Quarantine Agency ; 15. The Lucrative Business of Not Cleaning the Streets ; 16. Noisome Substances and Public Nuisances ; 17. The Advent of Sanitary Engineering: Croton Water and the Sewerage System ; 18. Sewerage and Drainage ; 19. Food and Market Regulations ; 20. Epidemic and Endemic Diseases ; 21. Medicine and the Medical Profession ; 22. The Rise of the Hospital ; 23. Immigrants, Tenements, and General Mortality ; 24. The Fight for Reform ; Appendices 1. Mortality Statistics of New York City, 1804-1865 2. Infant Mortality, New York City, 1804-1865 ; 3. Negro Mortality, New York City, 1821-1865 ; 4. Mortality of the Foreign-Born Population, New York City, 1835-1865 ; 5. Mortality of the Irish and German Foreign-Born Population, New York City, 1835-1865 ; 6. Deaths from Specified Causes, Average Annual, New York City, 1804-1865 ; 7. Deaths from Consumption of Negro and Foreign-Born Population, New York City, 1821-1865 ; 8. Consumption Death Rate per 1,000 for Native White, Negro, and Foreign-Born Population, New York City, 1821-1865 9. Deaths from Asiatic Cholera by Nativity Status, New York City, 1832-1854 Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: John Duffy, Professor of the History of Medicine, Tulane University.

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