The Importance of Social Intervention in Britain's Mortality Decline c.1850–1914: a Re-interpretation of the Role of Public Health

@article{Szreter1988TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Social Intervention in Britain's Mortality Decline c.1850–1914: a Re-interpretation of the Role of Public Health},
  author={Simon Szreter},
  journal={Social History of Medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={1},
  pages={1-38}
}
  • S. Szreter
  • Published 1988
  • Medicine, Economics
  • Social History of Medicine
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