3 edition of prevention of the diseases peculiar to civilization found in the catalog.
prevention of the diseases peculiar to civilization
Lane, William Arbuthnot Sir
Reprint of the 1929 edition, published by Faber and Faber, London.
|Statement||by Sir W. Arbuthnot Lane.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 99 p. :|
|Number of Pages||99|
|LC Control Number||98039056|
DISEASE has played a great part in the evolution of civilization. Dr. Sigerist develops the theme and demonstrates the interrelationship in its many aspects in the course of human history. He. 46 quotes have been tagged as disease-prevention: Thomas Fuller: ‘He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest p.
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In the field of public health education. The book deals largely with the fundamental laws controlling the operation of the human body and prevention of the diseases peculiar to civilization book the view that nature's method is best. Of course, one has to interpret nature's method and to realize that modern civilized man lives in conditions that in.
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