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The politics of vaccination : practice and policy in England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland, 1800-1874 / Deborah Brunton.

By: Brunton, Deborah.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Rochester studies in medical history: Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, c2008Description: [ix], 255 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781580460361 (alk. paper); 1580460364 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Vaccination -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Vaccination -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century | Vaccination -- history -- England | Vaccination -- history -- Ireland | Vaccination -- history -- Scotland | Vaccination -- history -- Wales | History, 19th Century -- England | History, 19th Century -- Ireland | History, 19th Century -- Scotland | History, 19th Century -- Wales | Politics -- England | Politics -- Ireland | Politics -- Scotland | Politics -- WalesDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Vaccination in early nineteenth-century England and Wales -- The creation of a public vaccination service -- Compulsory vaccination and divisions among practitioners -- Central control over public vaccination -- The failure of central supervision -- Challenges to vaccination policy -- Ireland: the failure of poor law vaccination, 1840-50 -- Failure and success: Irish public vaccination, 1850-80 -- Vaccination in Scotland: victory for practitioners.
Summary: This book provides a detailed examination of the political forces and events that shaped smallpox vaccination policy in England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland during the 19th century.
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615.37:93 AVENTURE L'Aventure de la vaccination / 615.37:93 BAXBY Jenner's smallpox vaccine : 615.37:93 BLAKE Benjamin Waterhouse and the introduction of vaccination : 615.37:93 BRUNTON The politics of vaccination : 615.37:93 COLGROVE State of immunity : 615.37:93 GALAMBOS Networks of innovation : 615.37:93 HALL A commotion in the blood :

Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-247) and index.

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