Description - Health, Civilization and the State by Dorothy Porter
This text examines the social, economical and political issues of public health provision in historical perspective. It outlines the development of public health in Britain, Continental Europe and the United States from the ancient world, through to the modern state. It includes discussion of: pestilence, public order and morality in pre-modern times; the Enlightenment and its effects; centralization in Victorian Britain; localization of health care in the United States; population issues and family welfare; the rise of the classic welfare state; and attitudes towards public health into the 21st century.
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