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Mackenbach

A History of Population Health

Rise and Fall of Disease in Europe

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2020. Buch. 2 s/w-Abbildungen, 17 Farbabbildungen, 9 s/w-Tabelle, 2 Farbtabellen. Hardcover

Brill Academic Publishers. ISBN 9789004425828

Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm

In englischer Sprache

Das Werk ist Teil der Reihe: Clio Medica; 101

Produktbeschreibung

In A History of Population Health Johan P. Mackenbach offers a broad-sweeping study of the spectacular changes in people’s health in Europe since the early 18th century. Most of the 40 specific diseases covered in this book show a fascinating pattern of ‘rise-and-fall’, with large differences in timing between countries. Using a unique collection of historical data and bringing together insights from demography, economics, sociology, political science, medicine, epidemiology and general history, it shows that these changes and variations did not occur spontaneously, but were mostly man-made. Throughout European history, changes in health and longevity were therefore closely related to economic, social, and political conditions, with public health and medical care both making important contributions to population health improvement.

Readers who would like to have a closer look at the quantitative data used in the trend graphs included in the book can find these ithere.

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