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Class View of Health and Disease

Class View of Health and Disease The Picture of Health: Environmental Sources of Disease by Erik P Eckholm; W W Norton, New York, THIS book deserves special attention. Following the traditions of members of the Club of Rome and the Trilateral trously shies away from discussing the political, economic and social forces which are directly generating major Commission who have written about environmental hazards to health in some of the crucial global problems, the different parts of the world. Because author, Erik P Eckholm, sets out to of this feature, the book in fact ham- aualyse the environmental sources of pers the study of environmental hazards, disease on a global scale. Erik Eckparticularly by scholars in the Third holm is a scholar from the Worldwatch World. This book is thus an important Institute of USA. The United Nations addition to the formidable array of Environment Programme has dutifully books that are now being used to extended its full support (including the browbeat or brainwash scholars in the of the financial support) and co- operation to the Institute in this venture and its Executive Director, Mustafa K Tolba, has written the foreword. As pointed out by the author.

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