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October 1, 1892

A Treatise on Hygiene and Public Health.

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Edited by Thomas Stevenson, M.D., and Shirley F. Murphy. Vol. I. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co. 1892. Price $7.50.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(14):416. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420140030006

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Never was a book more seasonable than this. The attention of sanitarians and government officials is directed, as never before to the subject of hygienic living and to sanitary conditions, so that there is a grasping for just such books as this. The editor of this work was fortunate in securing the coöperation of the best known writers on the various subjects treated of in the several chapters and sections, so that we have chapters on Air by Prof. J. Lane Notter, of the Army Medical School at Netley. Warming and Ventilation by Prof. W. N. Shaw, of the University of Cambridge; Meteorology. by G. J. Symons. The Influence of Climate on Health, by C. T. Williams; Water, by Thomas Stevenson; The Influence of Soil on Health, by S. M. Cope-man; Food, by S. H. C. Martin; Inspection of Meat, by E. W. Hope; Clothing, by Geo. V. Poore; Physical

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