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Since the early 20th century, politically engaged and socially devoted U.S. wellbeing and fitness pros have labored in cohesion with revolutionary hobbies all over the world. frequently with roots in social medication, political activism, and overseas socialism, those medical professionals, nurses, and different medical experts grew to become comrades who joined forces with humans suffering for social justice, fairness, and the best to health.

Anne-Emanuelle Birn and Theodore M. Brown compile a bunch of execs and activists whose lives were devoted to healthiness internationalism. via offering a mix of ancient debts and first-hand reflections, this number of essays goals to attract recognition to the longstanding overseas actions of the yankee future health left and the teachings they introduced domestic. The involvement of those revolutionary U.S. wellbeing and fitness pros is gifted opposed to the heritage of overseas and household coverage, social pursuits, and international politics.

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