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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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The book of health / by Sir Risdon Bennett ... [et al.] ; edited by Malcolm Morris.
Bennett, James Risdon, 1809-1891
Morris, Malcolm Alexander, Sir, 1849-1924
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Countway Medicine
Place of Origin
Place of Origin
New York
Cassell & Co.
xi, 1079 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

RA776 .M88
Health ;  Hygiene

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Public Health, 1800-1899

Introductory / by W.S. Savory -- Food and its uses in health / by Sir Risdon Bennett -- The influence of stimulants and narcotics on health / by T. Lauder Brunton -- Education and the nervous system / by J. Crichton Browne -- The influence of exercise on health / by James Cantlie -- The influence of dress on health / by Frederick Treves -- The influence of our surroundings on health / by James E. Pollock.--Travelling, its influence on health / by J. Russell Reynolds -- Health at home / by Shirley F. Murphy -- Health in infancy and childhood / by W.B. Cheadle -- Health at school / by Clement Dukes -- The eye and sight / by Henry Power -- The ear and hearing / by George P. Field -- The throat, voice, and speech / by John S. Bristowe -- The teeth / by Charles S. Tomes -- The skin and hair / by Malcolm Morris -- Health in India / by Sir Joseph Fayrer -- Climate and health-resorts / by Hermann Weber.

Includes index.

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