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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Facts and comments / by Herbert Spencer.
Name/Creator
Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:1260232 
Location
Houghton

Widener

Robbins Philosophy

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
New York
Publisher
D. Appleton
Language
English
Description
viii, 315 p. ; 21 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print

Category
Public Health, 1900-

Note
A business principle.--Some regrets.--A problem.--A few Americanisms.--Presence of mind.--The corruption of music.--Spontaneous reform.--Feeling versus intellect.--The purpose of art.--Some questions.--The origin of music.--Developed music.--Estimates of men.--State education.--The closing hours.--Style.--Meyerbeer.--The pursuit of prettiness.--Patriotism.--Some light on use-inheritance.--Party government.--Exaggerations and mis-statements.--Imperialism and slavery.--Re-barbarization.--Regimentation.--Weather forcasts.--The regressive multiplication of causes.--Sanitation in theory and practice.--Gymnastics.--Euthanasia.--The reform of company-law.--Some musical heresies.--Distinguished dissenters.--Barbaric art.--Vaccination.--Perverted history.--Grammar.---What should the sceptic say to believers ?--Ultimate questions ?--Appendix.--Some experiences of criticism.


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