Environment, Health and History by V. BerridgeEnvironment, Health and History by V. Berridge

Environment, Health and History

EditorV. Berridge, M. Gorsky

Hardcover | December 2, 2011

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The environment is currently a matter of international public and academic concern, but isoften 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.
VIRGINIA BERRIDGE is Professor of History at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Director of the Centre for History in Public Health, UK. She has published widely on post 1945 health policy and on public health, focussing on drugs, alcohol and tobacco and on the relationship between evidence and policy.MARTIN GORSKY...
Title:Environment, Health and HistoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0 inPublished:December 2, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230233112

ISBN - 13:9780230233119

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations,Figures and Tables
Notes onContributors
Preface; A.Haines
Introduction: Environment, Health and History; V.Berridge&M.Gorsky
Housing and Health in Early Modern London; V.Harding
Environment and Disease in Ireland; C.Hamlin
The Handbuch der Hygiene
-A Manual of Proto-Environmental Science in Germany of 1900?; D.Schott
Leagues of Sunshine: Sunlight, Health and the Environment; S.Carter
Healthy Places and Healthy Regimens: British Spas 1918-1950; J.Adams
Rethinking the Post War Hegemony of DDT: Insecticides Research and the British Colonial Empire; S.Clarke
Health Crusades': Environmental Approaches as Public Health Strategies against Infections in Sanitary Propaganda Films, 1930 - 1960; C.Bonah
Cross-Nationalizing the History of Industrial Hazard; C.C.Sellers
The Gardener in the Machine: Biotechnological Adaptation for Life Indoors; C.Warren
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; L.Rumiel
The Impacts on Human Health and Environment of Global Climate Change:A Review of International Politics; I.Palmlund
Epilogue; P.Wilkinson