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Contents Foreword by Warren Winkelstein Jr. Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Chronology of Significant Events in Public Health Part I Early Roots 1 Hippocrates On Airs, Waters, and Places (c. 400 BCE) 2 John Graunt Natural and Political Observations Mentioned in a Following Index, and Made Upon the Bills of Mortality (1662, Abridged) 3 James Lind A Treatise on the Scurvy (1753, Abridged) 4 George Baker An Essay Concerning the Cause of the Endemial Colic of Devonshire (1767) 5 Percival Pott Cancer Scroti (1775) 6 Edward Jenner An Inquiry Into The Causes And Effects Of The Variolae Vaccinae: A Disease Discovered In Some Of The Western Counties Of England, Particularly Gloucestershire, And Known By The Name Of The Cow-Pox (1798) 7 Peter Ludwig Panum Observations Made During the Epidemic of Measles on the Faroe Islands in the Year 1846 (1847, Abridged) Part II The Sanitary Reform Movement 8 William Farr Introductory to a Course on Hygeine, or the preservation of The Public Health (1835) On the "Table of Mortality" for the Metropolis (1840) A Short Method of Constructing Life Table (1845) 9 Edwin Chadwick Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain and On the Means of Its Improvement (1842, Abridged) A Supplementary Report on the Results of a Special Inquiry into the Practice of Interment in Towns (1843) 10 John Simon Excerpts from City of London Medical Reports (1849, 1850, 1852) 11 Lemuel Shattuck Report of the Sanitary Commission of Massachusetts 1850 (1850, Abridged) 12 John Snow On The Mode Of Communication Of Cholera (1854, Abridged) 13 Edward Jarvis Insanity and Idiocy in Massachusetts-Report of the Commission on Lunacy, 1855 14 William Budd Typhoid Fever-Its Nature, Mode of Spreading, and Prevention (1873) 15 Florence Nightingale Sanitary Condition of Hospitals and Hospital Construction (1859) 16 Ign c Semmelweis The Etiology, the Concept and the Prophylaxis of Childbed Fever (1860, Abridged) 17 Robert Koch The Aetiology of Tuberculosis (1882) On Bacteriological Research (1890) Part III The Progressive Era 18 Jacob A. Riis How the Other Half Lives (1890, Abridged) 19 Upton Sinclair The Jungle (Partial work, 1905) 20 Abraham Flexner Medical Education in the United States & Canada-A Report to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (1910, Abridged) 21 Joseph Goldberger The Etiology of Pellagra: The Significance of Certain Epidemiological Observations With Respect Thereto (1914) 22 Margaret Sanger Family Limitation (c. 1915) 23 Alice Hamilton Women in the Lead Industries (1919) 24 Abel Wolman Chlorine Absorption and the Chlorination of Water (1919) Afterword Appendix I Appendix II Notes Index
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Public health -- History.
Public Health -- history -- Collected Works.