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Mirage of health : utopias, progress and biological change

Author: René J Dubos
Publisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René J Dubos
ISBN: 081351259X 9780813512594 0813512603 9780813512600
OCLC Number: 15520657
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Harper, 1959.
Description: vii, 282 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. The Gardens of Eden --
2. Biological and Social Adaptation --
3. Struggle and Partnership in the Living World --
4. Environment and Disease --
5. Hygeia and Asclepius --
6. Social Patterns of Health and of Disease --
7. Effects of Disease on Populations and on Civilization --
8. Utopias and Human Goals.
Responsibility: by René Dubos.

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