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dc.contributor.authorDevos, Isabelle
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-13 00:00:00
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-01T15:23:28Z
dc.date.available2020-04-01T15:23:28Z
dc.date.issued2006
dc.identifier365396
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/34701
dc.description.abstractThis book treats the spectacular rise in life expectancy during the last three centuries. It is the first study to bring together both published and unpublished material about the history of the health of Belgian men and women and to analyze it critically. Isabelle Devos studies the mechanisms of the historic fall in the death rate in an original manner and answers the question why research on the causes of this decline has not progressed faster. While the discipline of historical demography orients the first part of her book, the discipline of historical epidemiology provides the perspective taken in the second part, in which the role of insects as spreaders of disease is explored. Essential in her study is the importance of local medical practitioners who already at the end of the Ancien Régime warned of the dangers present in the environment. Their ‘ecological’ thinking created a consciousness that was decisive for the further development of healthcare.
dc.languageDutch; Flemish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesHistorische Economie en Ecologie
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::1 Geographical Qualifiers::1D Europe::1DD Western Continental Europe::1DDB Belgium
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::2 Language qualifiers::2A Indo-European languages::2AC Germanic & Scandinavian languages::2ACF Flemish
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::3 Time periods qualifiers::3J Modern period, c 1500 onwards::3JF c 1700 to c 1800
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::3 Time periods qualifiers::3J Modern period, c 1500 onwards::3JH c 1800 to c 1900
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::3 Time periods qualifiers::3J Modern period, c 1500 onwards::3JJ 20th century
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::5 Interest age & special interest qualifiers::5A Interest age / level::5AX For emergent readers (adult)
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJD European history
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBL History: earliest times to present day::HBLL Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBT History: specific events & topics::HBTB Social & cultural history
dc.subject.otherhistorical demography
dc.subject.otherhistorical epidemiology
dc.subject.otherlife expectancy
dc.subject.otherhistorische epidemiologie
dc.subject.otherlevensverwachting
dc.subject.othergezondheidszorg
dc.subject.otherhistorische demografie
dc.subject.otherhealthcare
dc.titleAllemaal beestjes. Mortaliteit en morbiditeit in Vlaanderen, 18de-20ste eeuw
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/OAPEN_365396
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy76cb5309-2a30-44e7-bc8c-7892cd1fa38c
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameAcademia Press
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttps://www.academiapress.be/nl
oapen.pages262
oapen.place.publicationGent


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