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History of Public Health: PubH 1102.10 & 1102.11: History of Public Health

This Guide supports the course History of Public Health PubH 1102.10

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INTRODUCTION: This guide was created for GW History of Public Health: PubH 1102.10

Following databases allow you to search and locate historical articles and documents.

Help analyzing historical primary documents. Ask yourself the following:

  • Who wrote it? (Is this a credible source? Are there any biases in their writing?
  • When and where it was written? (Helps to place the document in historical context)
  • Who was it written for? (Consider who was the intended audience)

Epidemics/Pandemics: Yellow Fever, Smallpox, Polio, Tuberculosis, Spanish Influenza, Syphilis, Leprosy, Measles, Cholera
Format: In addition to historical documents, consider using images, films and oral history.

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