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Atlas of epidemic Britain : a twentieth century picture

Author: Matthew Smallman-Raynor; A D Cliff
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using maps, charts and photographs, this atlas views a century of change, the ebb and flow of infection, in Britain's epidemic landscape. It interprets the complex time-space tapestry woven in twentieth century Britain by the retreat of some infectious diseases, the emergence of new infections and the re-emergence of plagues.
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Genre/Form: Map
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Smallman-Raynor; A D Cliff
ISBN: 9780199572922 0199572925
OCLC Number: 773023503
Description: x, 207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits ; 37 cm
Contents: 1. Mapping epidemic diseases in Britain --
2. Britain's changing burden of disease, 1901-2000: an international perspective --
The major infectious diseases, 1901-45. 3. Extinction of the old plagues --
4. Common infections, I --
5. Common infections, II --
6. Epidemics in wartime: the home front, 1914-18 and 1939-45 --
The major infectious diseases, 1946-2000. 7. The major bacterial diseases --
8. The major viral diseases --
9. Birth of the new plagues --
10. Research in general practice --
Prospect. 11. Disease in twenty-first century Britain.
Responsibility: Matthew Smallman-Raynor, Andrew Cliff.
Local System Bib Number:
003927611

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Using over 300 new maps, charts, photographs and associated text, this full-colour Atlas views a century of change in Britain's epidemic landscape. It maps and interprets the retreat of some  Read more...
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Matthew Smallman-Raynor and Andy Cliff's Atlas of Epidemic Britain is a beautiful book ... beautifully printed in full colour ... the atlas was awarded the British Medical Association Medical Book of Read more...

 
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