The epidemic streets infectious disease and the rise of preventive medicine, 1856-1900

This title provides a study of death and disease in the 19th century, and how Victorian society coped with infectious disease. It tells how a century ago whooping cough, measles, scarlet fever and many other diseases ravaged millions of families and made life desperately uncertain

Main Author: Hardy, Anne
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1993, 1993
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