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Disease and class : tuberculosis and the shaping of modern North American society / Georgina D. Feldberg.

Author:
Feldberg, Georgina D., 1956- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1995.
Description:
xiii, 274 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Health and medicine in American society. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Tuberculosis as a Different Kind of Disease -- Ch. 1. Disease and the Agrarian Order: Tuberculosis before Koch -- Ch. 2. Coping with Koch's Challenges: Bacteria, Biologics, and the Economy of Disease, 1880-1915 -- Ch. 3. Spit and Polish: The Middle-Class Crusade to Build Resistance, 1900-1925 -- Ch. 4. Medicine, Science, and the National Interest: American Responses to the BCG Vaccine in the 1920s -- Ch. 5. For Cows, Boys, and Indians: North American Trials of BCG, 1924-1946 -- Ch. 6. "Not a Substitute for Approved Hygienic Measures": BCG and the Postwar Campaign against Tuberculosis -- Conclusion: Restoring History to Understand the Resurgence of Tuberculosis.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0813522188 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 081352217X (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN:
95015169
OCLC:
32397493
RCP:
C - S