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Contents List of Illustrations 000 Foreword by Daniel M. Fox and Samuel L. Milbank 000 Preface and Acknowledgments 000 Introduction 000 1. Life Expectancy and Income among the First Countries to Begin Health Transitions 000 2. Which Countries Should Be Studied? 000 3. A Colonizer and the Country Colonized: Japan and Korea 000 4. Very Low Income Is Not a Barrier: Sri Lanka 000 5. Two Neighbors: Panama and Costa Rica 000 6. Capitalism and Communism, Dictatorship and Democracy: Cuba and Jamaica 000 7. The Soviet Union and China 000 8. Oil-Rich Lands 000 9. Income Inequality and Health in Mexico 000 10. Fecal Disease, Malaria, and Tuberculosis 000 Conclusion 000 Appendix: Chronology of Health Transitions and Gross Domestic Product per Capita in 167 Countries 000 Notes 000 Index 000
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Life expectancy -- Economic aspects -- Case studies.