Major Problems in the History of American Medicine and Public Health: Documents and Essays

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John Harley Warner, Janet A. Tighe
Houghton Mifflin, 2001 - Medical - 539 pages
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This text presents a carefully selected group of readings on medical history and development that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.

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This is a great book if one is interested in the history of public health since the start of America. Read full review

Contents

Susan Reverby and David Rosner Medical Culture and Historical Practice
3
Charles E Rosenberg Medicines Institutional History and Its Policy
9
James T Patterson Disease in the History of Medicine and Public Health
17
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Frank Huisman is a professor in the history of medicine at the University Medical Center Utrecht and Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He also teaches in the Department of History at Maastricht University. He is the author of Stadsbelang en standsbesef and co-editor of Medische geschiedenis in regionaal perspectief. John Harley Warner is Avalon Professor and Chair of the History of Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine and a professor of history and of American studies at Yale University. He is the author of The Therapeutic Perspective and Against the Spirit of System.

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