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Author Dobson, Mary J

Title Contours of death and disease in early modern England / Mary J. Dobson
Published New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 647 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 29
Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 29.
Contents 1. Airs, waters and places -- 2. Regional and local settings -- 3. Geographical patterns of mortality -- 4. Geographical rhythms of mortality -- 5. The spectrum of death, disease and medical care -- 6. Marshlands, mosquitoes and malaria -- 7. Crises, fevers and poxes -- 8. The epidemiological landscapes of the past
Summary Using a wide range of sources for the south-east of England, Dobson highlights the tremendous variation in levels of mortality across geographical contours and across two centuries, exploring the causes and consequences of these variations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 540-621) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sussex
Diseases -- England, South East -- History -- 17th century
Diseases -- England, South East -- History -- 18th century
Mortality -- England, South East -- History -- 17th century
Mortality -- England, South East -- History -- 18th century
Diseases -- England, South East -- Statistics
Mortality -- England, South East -- Statistics
Medical geography -- England, South East
Medicine -- History -- 17th century.
Medicine -- History -- 18th century.
Mortality.
Diseases -- England, South East -- Statistics
Disease Outbreaks -- history
History, 17th Century
History, 18th Century
Mortality
mortality.
MEDICAL -- Health Risk Assessment.
MEDICAL -- Epidemiology.
Medicine
Diseases
Medical geography
Mortality
Bevölkerung
Krankheit
Todesursache
Sterblichkeit
Ziekten.
Sterfte.
Épidémiologie -- Grande-Bretagne (sud-est) -- 1500-1800.
Mortalité -- Grande-Bretagne (sud-est) -- 1500-1800.
Maladies -- Grande-Bretagne (sud-est) -- 1500-1800.
Santé et hygiène -- Grande-Bretagne (sud-est) -- Histoire.
Geschichte (1600-1800)
Geschichte 1600-1800.
England
England -- England, South East
Kent
Essex
England -- Südost
Genre/Form Electronic books
History
Statistics
Form Electronic book
LC no. 95043276
ISBN 0585041563
9780585041568
9780521404648
0521404649
9780511000669
0511000669