Mirage of Health: Utopias, Progress, and Biological Change

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Rutgers University Press, Jan 1, 1987 - Medical - 282 pages
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Contents

The Gabdens of Eden
1
Biological and Social Adaptation
30
HI Struggle and Partnership in the Liv
62
Environment and Disease
95
Hygeia and Asclepius
129
Social Patterns of Health and
170
Effects of Disease on Populations
220
Utopias and Human Goals
258
Social Changes and Ecological
266
Health Happiness and Human
272
Envoi
278
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About the author (1987)

Rene Dubos was professor at The Rockefeller University in New York. He was a celebrated microbiologist and experimental pathologist. He was the first to demonstrate the feasibility of obtaining germ-fighting drugs from microbes. Among his many writings are "So Human an Animal", "The Torch of Life", and "The Unseen World".

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