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Author Collins, Julie (Museum curator), author.

Title The architecture and landscape of health : a historical perspective on therapeutic places 1790-1940 / Julie Collins.

Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource ( vii, 209 pages.)
Series Routledge research in architectural history
Routledge research in architectural history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Place as Prescription: Health and the designed environment -- 3. Fresh air, reform and exercise: Public parks and the health of the people -- 4. Cures, cleanliness and recreation: Public Baths and Wash-houses -- 5. Mirroring the spread of epidemics: Quarantine Stations and Lazarettos -- 6. Moral treatment and non-restraint: Asylums for the Mentally ill -- 7. Isolating the individual: Leprosaria and Hansen's disease -- 8. Fresh air and a way of life: Sanatoria for pulmonary tuberculosis -- 9. Sunlight, space and hygienic surfaces: Healthy Homes -- 10. Ideas from the Past.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 27, 2020).
Other author Taylor & Francis.
Subject Architecture -- Health aspects.
Landscapes -- Health aspects.
Health facilities -- History.
Medicine, Preventive -- History.
Local series Taylor & Francis eBooks
ISBN 9780429459986 electronic book
042945998X electronic book
9780429862359 electronic book
0429862350 electronic book
9780429862342 electronic book EPUB
0429862342 electronic book EPUB
9780429862335 electronic book Mobipocket
0429862334 electronic book Mobipocket
9781138625372 hardcover
113862537X hardcover

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