by ARANDA CRUZALTA, Andres; Mexico. Secretaria de Salud.
Mexico:: Secretaria de Salud, 2009., 2009. Series: Salud y humanismo, 3. 4to. 214 pp. Illustrated throughout (some color pls.). Text primarily in Spanish, English synopses at rear. Cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. Scarce. Fine pictorial and scholarly history of medicine in the sovereign Republic of Mexico. The sections deal with medical training in the nineteenth century, hospitals founded in colonial times and into the period of Independence, hospital planning under Porfirio Diaz, history of medicine and surgery throughout the nineteenth century, biomedical research 1850-1900, public hygiene and the improvement of public health (including water, sewage, food, markets, stables, cemeteries, epidemics, yellow fever, smallpox, rabies and vaccinations. Contributing authors: Carlos Viesca Trevino, Ana Cecilia Rodriguez de Romo, Andres Aranda Cruzalta, Xochitl Martinez Barbosa, Martha Eugenia Rodriguez Perez.
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