Readership: Students and scholars
in medical sciences, epidemiology, demography, public health professionals, economic historians and specialists in infectious disease control.
Matthew Smallman-Raynor, School of Geography, University of Nottingham, UK, and Andrew Cliff, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, UK
Professor Matthew Smallman-Raynor has been Professor of Geography, University of Nottingham, since 2004.
Professor Andrew Cliff has been Professor of Theoretical Geography, University of Cambridge, since 1997 and Pro-Vice-Chancellor since 2004.
"This book - which provides a century of change in Britain's history of epidemics - is truly one of a kind in scope and presentation. The authors Matthew Smallman-Raynor and Andrew Cliff have done extensive research to unearth facts on the history of diseases that plagued the British Isles in the 1901-2000 period. We applaud their valuable contributions to the growth of knowledge in this area, and urge readers to acquire this unique book." - Biz India, March 2013
1: Mapping epidemic diseases in Britain
2: Britain's Changing Burden of Disease, 1901-2000: An International Perspective
Section I: The major infectious diseases, 1901-45
3: Extinction of the old plagues
4: Common infections, I
5: Common infections, II
6: Epidemics in wartime: The home front, 1914-18 and 1939-45
Section II: The major infectious diseases, 1946-2000
7: The major bacterial diseases
8: The major viral diseases
9: Birth of the new plagues
10: Research in General Practice
Section III: Prospect
11: Disease in twenty-first century Britain