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Public health : the development of a discipline

Author: Dona Schneider; David E Lilienfeld
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2008-<©2011>
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Public health as a discipline grew out of traditional Western medicine but expanded to include interests in social policy, hygiene, epidemiology, infectious disease, sanitation, and health education. This book, the first of a two-volume set, is a collection of important and representative historical texts that serve to trace and to illuminate the development of conceptions, policies, and treatments in public health  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Collected Works
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Public health.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2008-<c2011>
(OCoLC)971626207
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dona Schneider; David E Lilienfeld
ISBN: 9780813542317 0813542316 9780813542324 0813542324 9780813550084 0813550084 9780813550091 0813550092
OCLC Number: 129955008
Description: volumes <1-2> ; 24 cm
Contents: V. 1. From the age of Hippocrates to the progressive era --
v. 2. Twentieth century challenges.
Responsibility: edited by Dona Schneider and David E. Lilienfeld.
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