Gospel of Germs Men, Women, and the Microbe in American Life
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Description: Exploring the modern disease consciousness, Nancy Tomes shows how advances in bacteriology in the late-19th century showed people they could prevent disease by taking precautions.
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Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 9/1/1999
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Preface: Memories of Disease Past|
|Introduction: The Gospel of Germs|
|The Gospel Emergent, 1870-1890|
|Apostles of the Germ|
|Entrepreneurs of the Germ|
|The Gospel Triumphant, 1890-1920|
|Disciples of the Laboratory|
|The Domestication of the Germ|
|The Gospel in Practice, 1900-1930|
|The Wages of Dirt Were Death|
|The Two-Edged Sword|
|The Gospel in Retreat|
|The Waning of Enthusiasm|
|Epilogue: The Gospel of Germs in the Age of AIDS|