The Progressive Era's Health Reform Movement (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
448
Utgivningsdatum
2003-02-01
Förlag
Praeger Publishers Inc
Illustrationer
Black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
239 x 168 x 38 mm
Vikt
799 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9780275979324

The Progressive Era's Health Reform Movement

A Historical Dictionary

Inbunden,  Engelska, 2003-02-01
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Religious, political, social, and health reform earmarked the Progressive Era. The era's health reform movementlike today's clean living movementsaw campaigns against alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and sexuality. It included crusades for exercise, vegetarian diets, and alternative health care and concerns about eugenics and new diseases. Covering the years leading up to the Progressive Era through the 1920s, this book provides entries on the central figures, events, crusades, legislation, publications and terms of the health reform movements, while a detailed timeline ties health reform to political, social, and religious movements. A valuable resource for scholars, students, and laymen interested in earlier health reform movements.
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?[a] serious storehouse of information about phase of American experience that can look a little kooky to contemporary audiences.?-Indiana Alumni Magazine ?A subject encyclopedia with entries generally 250-500 words in length, this scholarly resource covers the health reform movements and issues that emerged between 1880 and 1925....An exceptional resource with broad-ranging and expert coverage of health and social issues of the period. Highly Recommended. All libraries.?-Choice "Ya serious storehouse of information about phase of American experience that can look a little kooky to contemporary audiences."-Indiana Alumni Magazine "[a] serious storehouse of information about phase of American experience that can look a little kooky to contemporary audiences."-Indiana Alumni Magazine "A subject encyclopedia with entries generally 250-500 words in length, this scholarly resource covers the health reform movements and issues that emerged between 1880 and 1925....An exceptional resource with broad-ranging and expert coverage of health and social issues of the period. Highly Recommended. All libraries."-Choice

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RUTH CLIFFORD ENGS is Professor of Applied Health Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is the author of several books, including Controversies in the Addiction Field (1989) and Clean Living Movements: American Cycles of Health Reform (Praeger 1999).

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Preface Abbreviations for Standard Biographical References and Newspapers Dictionary Entries Selected Chronology Index