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Bradford Hill criteria

[A. B. Hill (1897–1991), British medical statistician] A set of nine criteria used to determine the strength of an association between a disease and its supposed causative agent. They form ...


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Everett Emerson, Gary Ashwill, Gordon Hutner, Thomas H. Schaub, and Erin A. Smith

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

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...belles lettres. The writers of colonial America generally identified as most important to literature are William Bradford (1590–1657), Anne Bradstreet, Edward Taylor (c. 1644–1729), William Byrd II, Jonathan Edwards, Benjamin Franklin, and J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur, with others placed at a somewhat lower level: Cotton Mather, the African American poet Phillis Wheatley, and Captain John Smith, who is now recognized as a credible writer. Bradford's well-crafted history of the Plymouth colony (written c. 1630–1650) enjoys a preeminent place because of its...