The Resource Public health and politics in the age of reform : cholera, the state, and the Royal Navy in Victorian Britain, David McLean

Public health and politics in the age of reform : cholera, the state, and the Royal Navy in Victorian Britain, David McLean

Label
Public health and politics in the age of reform : cholera, the state, and the Royal Navy in Victorian Britain
Title
Public health and politics in the age of reform
Title remainder
cholera, the state, and the Royal Navy in Victorian Britain
Statement of responsibility
David McLean
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cholera was the scourge of nineteenth century Britain, with four devastating epidemics sweeping the country from the 1830s to the 1860s. David McLean provides a detailed study of the efforts of local and national government efforts to combat the disease. Based on a unique cache of documents, McLean's account exposes the struggles between local and national government as they grappled with the enormity of the problem and the conflict between policies of laissez-faire and state intervention. Describing the efforts of public health reformer Edwin Chadwick in conjunction with among others, Prime M
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
614.514094109034
Index
index present
LC call number
RC133.G6
LC item number
P83 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
International library of historical studies
Series volume
33
Label
Public health and politics in the age of reform : cholera, the state, and the Royal Navy in Victorian Britain, David McLean
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-230) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Disease, Politics and Poverty in Nineteenth-century Britain; 2. The Boroughs and Unions of South Devon; 3. Naval Towns and Naval Medicine; 4. The Advent of Cholera; 5. The Local Boards of Health; 6. Experiment at Noss; 7. The Epidemic and the Royal Navy Hospital; 8. Litigation, the Press and the Navy; 9. Reaching the People: Controlling the Doctors; 10. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm65195786
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 239 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423763956
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35945874
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)65195786
  • pebcs0857715968

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