Facing Illness in Troubled Times: Health in Europe in the Interwar Years, 1918-1939

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Health was a central theme in interwar Europe. The trauma of the First World War, political turmoil and economic crisis placed special demands on public health. Governments engaged to an unprecedented degree in social policy, establishing new sanitary institutions and structures. New scientific doctrines helped spread new ideas. In the process, health gained many functions: It spurred nation-building. It served to integrate and exclude people, define borders and forge identities. Health played a crucial role in the evolving political and social order of interwar Europe. But how healthy were the people really? How did their health respond to policies, and how did policies respond to their health? In this study fourteen scholars address key aspects of the issue.

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Iris Borowy, born 1962, was educated at the Universities of Tuebingen and College Park (Maryland, USA). She received her Ph.D. in 1997 and is currently Acting Professor of European History at the University of Rostock. She has lectured widely on twentieth century international relations and on the politics of international health.

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