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“National Health Is National Wealth”: Publics, Professions, and the Rise of the Public Health Journal

Sally Shuttleworth

in Science Periodicals in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Constructing Scientific Communities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226676517
eISBN:
9780226683461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226683461.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Public Health journals, in all their diversity, have received little attention in their own right. This chapter argues that these journals facilitated the growth of nineteenth-century movements for ... More


Typhoid

Anne Hardy

in The Epidemic Streets: Infectious Diseases and the Rise of Preventive Medicine 1856–1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203773
eISBN:
9780191675966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203773.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Typhoid was the common fever of the nineteenth century. It was perhaps the most democratic of the preventable diseases, common among the poor, but attacking the aristocracy and the well-to-do with ... More


Tuberculosis

Anne Hardy

in The Epidemic Streets: Infectious Diseases and the Rise of Preventive Medicine 1856–1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203773
eISBN:
9780191675966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203773.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease, although this was not accepted in England until the end of the nineteenth century. Like typhus, its incidence is closely related to environment and domestic ... More


Introduction

Anne Hardy

in The Epidemic Streets: Infectious Diseases and the Rise of Preventive Medicine 1856–1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203773
eISBN:
9780191675966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203773.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The epidemic streets haunted nineteenth-century Britain. From them, the Victorians feared, epidemic diseases would escape to ravage the rest of society. The contributions of epidemiology, and of the ... More


To Save the Afflicted Union: Race, Civic Health, and the Sanitary Front

Richard Newman

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the interaction of race, sanitary reform, and health discourses in the Civil War era. Between the late 1850s and late 1860s, physical and mental health imagery served as a ... More


Charlotte Brontë: The Imagination in History

Heather Glen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272556
eISBN:
9780191699627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272556.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This study of Charlotte Brontë's novels draws on original research in a range of early Victorian writings, on subjects ranging from women's day-dreaming to sanitary reform, from the Great Exhibition ... More


The Historical Origins of Modern International (and Global) Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter explores historical antecedents of and influences on modern international (and global) health, including plague pandemics, European imperialism, colonial conquest, the Atlantic slave ... More


Colonial Landscapes of Paradise and Pollution

Rivke Jaffe

in Concrete Jungles: Urban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190273583
eISBN:
9780190273620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273583.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter builds on the preceding discussion of urban development through an exploration of colonial socio-ecological relations that serve to contextualize contemporary forms of environmental ... More


Introduction: The Archaeology of Academia

KENNETH E. LEWIS

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book focuses on problems related to more specific issues, such as the nature of student life and accommodations, architectural form and function, medical ethics, sanitary reforms, social ... More


Creating a Tradition: German Environmentalism, 1900 to 1945

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The chapter follows the development of environmentalism avant la lettre from the late nineteenth century to the end of Nazi rule. It shows that German environmentalism showed a number of ... More


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