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

Environment, Health and History

byV. BerridgeEditorM. Gorsky

Hardcover | December 2, 2011

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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.
JANE ADAMS Research Fellow, Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Warwick, UK VIRGINIA BERRIDGE Professor of History and Head of the Centre for History in Public Health, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, UK CHRISTIAN BONAH Professor of the History of Medical and Health Sciences, the U...
Title:Environment, Health and HistoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:297 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.08 inPublished:December 2, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230233112

ISBN - 13:9780230233119


Table of Contents

List of Illustrations, Figures and Tables Notes on Contributors Preface; A.Haines Acknowledgements Abbreviations 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