Report on the sanitary condition of the labouring population of Gt. Britain, by Edwin Chadwick. 1842. Ed. with an introduction by M.W. Flinn.
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Chadwick, Edwin, 1800-1890.
Factory sanitation -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- History.
Housing -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- History.
Public Health -- History.
Public health -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- History.
Salubrité publique -- Histoire.
Sanitation -- History.
Santé publique -- Histoire.
Urban sanitation -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- History.
443 pages portrait
Originally published under title: Report to Her Majesty's principal secretary of state for the Home Department, from the Poor Law Commissioners, on an inquiry into the sanitary condition of the labouring population of Great Britain.
Bibliographical references included in footnotes.
Introduction: -- The roots of the sanitary idea -- The Sanitary Report; -- The Sanitary Report: -- General condition of the residences of the labouring classes where disease is found to be the most prevalent -- Public arrangements, external to the residences, by which the sanitary condition of the labouring population is affected -- Circumstances chiefly in the internal economy and bad ventilation of places of work; workmen's lodging-houses, dwellings, and the domestic habits affecting the health of the labouring classes -- Comparative chances of life in different classes of the community -- Pecuniary burdens created by the neglect of sanitary measures -- Evidence of the effects of preventive measures in raising the standard of health and the chances of life -- Recognized principles of legislation and state of the existing law for the protection of the public health -- Common lodging-houses the means of propagating disease and vice -- Recapitulation of conclusions.
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