Rise of the modern hospital an architectural history of health and healing, 1870-1940 (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Rise of the modern hospital an architectural history of health and healing, 1870-1940

Author: Jeanne Susan Kisacky
Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh Press [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Rise of the Modern Hospital is a focused examination of hospital design in the United States from the 1870s through the 1940s. This understudied period witnessed profound changes in hospitals as they shifted from last charitable resorts for the sick poor to premier locations of cutting-edge medical treatment for all classes, and from low-rise decentralized facilities to high-rise centralized structures. Jeanne  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne Susan Kisacky
ISBN: 9780822944614 0822944618
OCLC Number: 985095841
Description: vii, 448 Seiten Illustrationen 26 cm
Responsibility: Jeanne Kisacky

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Examines hospital design in the United States from the 1870s through the 1940s. Jeanne Kisacky reveals the changing role of the hospital within the city, the competing claims of doctors and  Read more...

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"This is a monumental work on hospitals in the United States from the 1870s to World War II, an influential period that saw the end of the pavilion plan and the advent of the high-rise hospital. As Read more...

 
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