Marrow of tragedy : the health crisis of the American Civil War / Margaret Humphreys.

Author
Humphreys, Margaret, 1955- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Baltimore, Maryland : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Description
xiv, 385 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Understanding Civil War medicine -- Women, war, and medicine -- Infectious disease in the civil war -- Connecting home to hospital and camp : the work of the USSC -- The Sanitary Commission and its critics -- The Union's general hospital -- Medicine for a new nation -- Confederate medicine : disease, wounds, and shortages -- Mitigating the horrors of war -- A public health legacy -- Medicine in postwar America.
ISBN
  • 9781421409993 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 1421409992 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2012044604
OCLC
820665582
Other standard number
  • 40022574422
RCP
C - S