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The People’s Health, c. 1250-2000.

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Gongfermer

Person who cleans cesspits

Hygiene

Keeping clean

Laissez Faire

Allowing people to look after themselves without government involvement

Miasma

Bad Air

Sanitary

Clean

Welfare State

When the government takes responsibility for the health and well-being of the people.

Fundamental British values

The creation of laws to ensure the welfare of the people is taken into account. Also looking at the broardening of democracy.

Cultural Capital

Understanding how disease drives improvements in a country’s social and technological make up..

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