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Author Shvarts, Shifra, author.

Title Health and Zionism : the Israeli health care system, 1948-1960 / Shifra Shvarts.

Publication Info. Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2008.


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Description 1 online resource (xix, 322 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map.
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Series Rochester studies in medical history, 1526-2715
Rochester studies in medical history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-314) and index.
Contents The doctors' revolt at Beilinson hospital -- From Beilinson to Tel Hashomer -- Towards a state health system -- Health and politics during the great mass immigration -- Kupat Holim and mass immigration -- The political struggle to establish a central hospital for the Negev.
Summary In this follow-up to her 2002 book, The Workers' Health Fund in Eretz, Israel: Kupat Holim, 1911-1937, historian Shifra Shvarts investigates the political and social forces that influenced Israel's health care system and policy during the early years of s.
Note Print version record.
Subject Medical care -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Medical policy -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Health Services -- history.
Financing, Government -- history.
Health Policy -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Judaism -- history.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
MEDICAL -- Health Policy.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery.
SCIENCE -- History.
Medical care. (OCoLC)fst01013753
Medical policy. (OCoLC)fst01014505
Israel. (OCoLC)fst01204236
Chronological Term Geschichte 1948-1960.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Shvarts, Shifra. Health and Zionism. Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2008 9781580462792 (DLC) 2008010463 (OCoLC)213223515
ISBN 9781580467414 (electronic book)
1580467415 (electronic book)
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