THE JOURNAL OF REGIONAL HISTORY V.1 No.1
Municipal improvements and sanitary issues in towns in West Belarus area (1919–1939)
THE JOURNAL OF REGIONAL HISTORY V.1 No.1

Municipal improvements and sanitary issues in towns in West Belarus area (1919–1939)

Authors:
Aleksandr L. Darkovich
DOI:
10.23859/2587-8352-2017-1-1-5
Full text:
The article deals with the sanitary issues in West Belarus area during the inter-war period, as well as state and municipal governments’ efforts to improve the urban amenities. Financial difficulties of local authorities, underestimation of sanitary issues by the municipal officials, neglecting hygiene standards by the local people were among the main factors that prevented them from overcoming the critically low level of hygiene and sanitation. These are analyzed based on the archival materials.
Aleksandr L. Darkovich
Research Fellow, 
The Economy Research Institute of the Ministry of Economy
Minsk, Belarus
alexdarkovich@mail.ru
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Keywords:
sanitation, improvement, town government, West Belarus area
For citation:
Darkovich A. Municipal improvements and sanitary issues in towns in West Belarus area (1919–1939). Historia provinciae – the journal of regional history, 2017, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 72–86. DOI: 10.23859/2587-8352-2017-1-1-5

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