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The politics of the healthy life: an international perspective
  1. John Powles

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    Edited by E Rodríguez-Ocaña. Sheffield: European Association for the History of Medicine and Health Publications, 2002, £37.92, pp 288. ISBN 0-9536522-5-4

    The first part of the 20th century is a fascinating period in the history of public health. In the north Atlantic countries mortality decline accelerated and social gradients in survival chances steepened. The pace of health improvement was set not by technical advance but by social reorganisation.

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