Health, Wealth and Population in the Early Days of the Industrial Revolution: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Health, Wealth and Population in the Early Days of the Industrial Revolution

1st Edition

By M.C. Buer


312 pages

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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Vital statistics

3. Population statistics, birth and death rates

4. Individualism and Laissez-faire

5. The growth of commerce

6. Agriculture

7. Improvement of towns

8. Water supply and drainage

9. The 18th century doctor and the British pioneers of public health

10. The hospital and dispensary movement

11. General hygiene and midwifery

12. Rickets and scurvy

13. Antiseptics, segregation, leprosy and plague

14. Smallpox in the 18th century

15. The anti-Typhus campaign and the Fever Hospital Movement

16. malaria - general summary

17. The period 1815-1848

18. Conclusion

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