Edwin Chadwick and the public health movement 1832-1854

Lewis , R. A. (1949). Edwin Chadwick and the public health movement 1832-1854. University of Birmingham. Ph.D.

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An analysis of Edwin Chadwick's contribution to public health. The first part examines explores public health agitation 1832-1848, specifically: the "Sanitary idea”, the Interments Report (1843), Health of Towns Commission (1843-1845), Sanitary profits and propaganda, the struggle with the Speculators, and the Public Health Act,1843. The second part investigates the impact of the General board of Health (1848-1854).

Type of Work: Thesis (Doctorates > Ph.D.)
Award Type: Doctorates > Ph.D.
College/Faculty: Faculties (to 1997) > Faculty of Arts
School or Department: School of History and Cultures, Department of History
Funders: None/not applicable
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
URI: http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/id/eprint/4589


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