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Heinemann Advanced History: Poverty and Public Health 1815-1948 By Rosemary Rees

Heinemann Advanced History: Poverty and Public Health 1815-1948
by Rosemary Rees

A study of poverty and public health between 1815 and 1914. It is designed to fulfil the AS and A Level specifications in place from September 2000. The AS section deals with narrative and explanation of the topic. The A2 section reflects the different demands of the higher level examination.
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Heinemann Advanced History: Poverty and Public Health 1815-1948 Summary


Heinemann Advanced History: Poverty and Public Health 1815-1948 by Rosemary Rees

A study of poverty and public health between 1815 and 1914. It is designed to fulfil the AS and A Level specifications in place from September 2000. The AS section deals with narrative and explanation of the topic. There are extra notes, biography boxes and definitions in the margin, and summary boxes to help students assimilate the information. The A2 section reflects the different demands of the higher level examination by concentrating on analysis and historians' interpretations of the material covered in the AS section. There are practice questions and hints and tips on what makes a good answer.

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Table of Contents


AS SECTION: NARRATIVE AND EXPLANATION Poverty and the Poor Law, 1815-1914 1 Poverty and the poor: the nature of the problem 2 How effective was the old Poor Law? 3 What were the pressures that brought about change? 4 How was the Poor Law Amendment Act implemented 1834-47? 5 Workhouses: pauper palaces or bastilles? 6 How did the Poor Law develop between 1847 and 1900? 7 Liberal social and welfare reforms, 1906-14: a fresh attack on poverty?

AS Assessment: Poverty and the Poor Law, 1815-1914 Post-script: Poverty in the inter-war years Public Health, 1815-75 8 Dirt, disease and public health: the nature of the problem 9 Cholera: the impetus for reform? 10 Reports, investigations and enquiries: what was their impact on public health reform? 11 Legislation: solving problems? 12 Persistent problems?

AS Assessment: Public Health 1815-75 Post-script: Public health, 1900-46

A2 SECTION: ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION Social policy and debate, 1815-1948 1 How effective were the social investigators of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries? 2 How far did attitudes to the poor change between 1834 and 1948? 3 To what extent were the obstacles to the establishment of a public health system in the nineteenth century philosophical or pratical? 4 Nineteenth- and twentieth-century social reform: from laissez-faire to collectivism? 5 How have historians interpreted the issues surrounding poverty and welfare in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?

A2 Assessment: Social policy and debate, 1815-1948.

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GOR001235749
Heinemann Advanced History: Poverty and Public Health 1815-1948 by Rosemary Rees
Rosemary Rees
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2001-04-03
240
0435327151
9780435327156
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