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Public Health and the State

Changing Views in Massachusetts. 1842-1936

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$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674722361

Publication Date: 01/01/1972

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271 pages

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A rich narrative and interpretive account… Interesting, well-researched, and written in a clear and unaffected style.American Scientist

Throughout the text attention is given not only to health problems, ideologies and organization, but to the individuals involved with them as well. Biographical vignettes of the actors in the public health story are a most attractive feature of this book… A very useful, solid study of the historical evolution of organized public health action in a single state.Journal of Social History

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