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Harvard Historical Studies 72

Public Health in the Town of Boston, 1630–1822

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$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674722507

Publication Date: 01/01/1959


278 pages

1 halftone, 7 tables

Harvard Historical Studies


  • 1. The Seventeenth Century
  • 2. Founding a Basic Policy,1691-1720
  • 3. The Medical Profession and Public Health,1720-1775
  • 4. The Inoculation Controversy, 1721-1722
  • 5. The Smallpox Era, 1722-1775
  • 6. Endemic Disease and Public Health,1720-1775
  • 7. The Revolutionary Era, 1775-1792
  • 8. The Impact of Yellow Fever, 1793-1800
  • 9. The Conquest of Smallpox,1798-1822
  • 10. Quarantine and Yellow Fever,1800-1822
  • 11. Sanitation and Endemic Disease,1800-1822
  • 12. Public Health and Politics,1800-1824
  • Appendix 1: The Statistics of Smallpox Inoculation
  • Appendix 2: Population, Deaths, and Death Rates, Boston,1701-1774
  • Appendix 3: Mortality Statistics of Boston, 1812-1821
  • A Note on the Sources
  • Index

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