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Disease and the modern world : 1500 to the present day / Mark Harrison.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0745628095
  • ISBN: 0745628109 (pbk.)
  • Description: 270 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Eng. ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2004.

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Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) R131 .H247 2004 (Text to phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection R 131 .H247 2004 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem State University Stacks R 131 .H247 2004 (Text to phone) Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-260) and index.
Contents Note: Disease and medicine before 1500 -- Early modern Europe -- Disease and social order: the enlightenment and its legacy -- The world beyond Europe -- Disease in an age of commerce and industry -- The individual and the state -- Disease, war and modernity -- Health for all? affluence, poverty and disease since 1945.
Subject: Medicine > History.
Diseases > History.

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