Daniel Drake's medical geography.

  title={Daniel Drake's medical geography.},
  author={Frank A Barrett},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={42 6},
Daniel Drake's two volume study, Principal Diseases of the Interior of North America (1850-1854), is examined in the context of the medical geographical and geographical medical literature of the period. His work covers an in-depth examination of the-geography of the interior of the continent as it relates to disease occurrence. Drake's contribution appears to have occurred independently of the then contemporary European literature. Certainly in its method of research no one up to that point… CONTINUE READING

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