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Title Contours of death and disease in early modern England / Mary J. Dobson.
Imprint New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997.

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 647 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 29
Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 29.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 540-621) and index.
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Subject Sussex
Kent, ...
Diseases -- England, South East -- History -- 17th century.
Diseases -- England, South East -- History -- 18th century.
Mortality -- England, South East -- History -- 17th century.
Mortality -- England, South East -- History -- 18th century.
Diseases -- England, South East -- Statistics.
Mortality -- England, South East -- Statistics.
Medical geography -- England, South East.
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
History, 17th Century.
History, 18th Century.
Mortality.
England.
England -- England, South East.
Essex
England -- Südost
1600-1799
Genre History.
Statistics.
Contents 1. Airs, waters and places -- 2. Regional and local settings -- 3. Geographical patterns of mortality -- 4. Geographical rhythms of mortality -- 5. The spectrum of death, disease and medical care -- 6. Marshlands, mosquitoes and malaria -- 7. Crises, fevers and poxes -- 8. The epidemiological landscapes of the past.
Summary Using a wide range of sources for the south-east of England, Dobson highlights the tremendous variation in levels of mortality across geographical contours and across two centuries, exploring the causes and consequences of these variations.
Other Title Print version: Dobson, Mary J. Contours of death and disease in early modern England. New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997 0521404649