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The social transformation of american medicine /
Paul Starr.
edition
Updated edition.
imprint
New York : Basic Books, [2017]
description
xx, 571 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
0465093027, 9780465093021
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York : Basic Books, [2017]
isbn
0465093027
9780465093021
contents note
Book one. A sovereign profession. Introduction -- Chapter one. Medicine in a democratic culture, 1760-1850. -- Chapter two. The expansion of the market -- Chapter three. The consolidation of professional authority, 1850-1930 -- Chapter four. The reconstitution of the hospital -- Chapter five. The boundaries of public health -- Chapter six. Escape from the corporation, 1900-1930 -- Book two. The struggle for medical care. Chapter one. The mirage of reform -- Chapter two. The triumph of accommodation -- Chapter three. The liberal years -- Chapter four. End of a mandate -- Chapter five. The coming of the corporation.
general note
"With a new epilogue by the author"--Cover.
abstract
"Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize in American History, this is a landmark history of how the entire American health care system of doctors, hospitals, health plans, and government programs has evolved over the last two centuries."--
catalogue key
11424237
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 494-547) and index.

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