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Breathing bad air

Alcott, William A. 1798-1859.
Date
1839

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Publication/Creation

Boston ; New York : George W. Light, 1839.

Physical description

56 pages ; 19 cm.

Notes

Cover-title

"First published in the Library of Health for Aug. and Sept."

Contents

Breathing bad air -- Franklin's views of bad air, Anecdote -- Common sense views. Dr. Caspar of Berlin -- Why farming is comparatively healthy -- The atmosphere. Respiration of breathing. Blood -- Carbonic acid gas--its uses and dangers -- Death in wells, mines, caves, &c. -- Death from charcoal -- Black Hole at Calcutta -- Prison ships, slave ships and hospitals -- Improved jails, penitentiaries, school-rooms, &c. -- Mortality of childre -- Directions to mothers -- Important facts in Physiology -- Opinions of Dr. Clark and Thackrah ..

Type/Technique

Language

  • English


Where to find it

Location of original

This material has been provided by the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, through the Medical Heritage Library. The original may be consulted at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine


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