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Plagues and politics : the story of the United States Public Health Service

Author: Fitzhugh Mullan
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Plagues and Politics presents the fascinating history of the United States Public Health Service, written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the service's unique medical militia, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fitzhugh Mullan
ISBN: 0465057799 9780465057795
OCLC Number: 20014513
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 223 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Sailors, sinecures and reform: 1798-1889 --
Science, immigrants, and the public health movement: 1890-1911 --
Public health warriors: 1912-1920 --
Public health within limits: 1921-1935 --
Calamity, necessity, and opportunity: 1936-1948 --
The coming of HEW: 1949-1960 --
Public health at the new frontier: 1961-1968 --
Care, cost, and prevention: 1969-1980 --
New politics, new plagues: 1981-1989.
Responsibility: Fitzhugh Mullan.

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