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Environment, Health and History.

Author: Virginia Berridge; Martin Gorsky
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The environment is currently a matter of international public and academic concern, but is often considered separately from health issues. This book brings together work from environmental and health historians to conceptualise the connection between environment and health at different times and in different geographical locations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Berridge, Virginia.
Environment, Health and History.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Berridge; Martin Gorsky
ISBN: 9780230347557 023034755X 1283360489 9781283360487
OCLC Number: 767502978
Description: 1 online resource (316 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Notes on the Contributors; List of Abbreviations; 1 Introduction: Environment, Health and History; 2 Housing and Health in Early Modern London; 3 Environment and Disease in Ireland; 4 The Handbuch der Hygiene: A Manual of Proto-Environmental Science in Germany of 1900?; 5 Leagues of Sunshine: Sunlight, Health and the Environment; 6 Healthy Places and Healthy Regimens: British Spas 1918-50; 7 Rethinking the Post-War Hegemony of DDT: Insecticides Research and the British Colonial Empire. 8 'Health Crusades': Environmental Approaches as Public Health Strategies against Infections in Sanitary Propaganda Films, 1930-609 Cross-Nationalising the History of Industrial Hazard; 10 The Gardener in the Machine: Biotechnological Adaptation for Life Indoors; 11 Exposing the Cold War Legacy: The Activist Work of Physicians for Social Responsibility and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, 1986 and 1992; 12 The Impacts on Human Health and Environment of Global Climate Change: A Review of International Politics. 13 Epilogue: The Co-Benefits for Health of Meeting Global Environmental ChallengesIndex.

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