Silent Travelers Germs, Genes, and the Immigrant Menace
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Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 3/1/1995
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction: The Double Helix of Health and Fear|
|"The Breath of Other People Killed Them": First Encounters|
|"A Scourge, a Rod in the Hand of God": Epidemics and the Irish Mid-Century|
|"Proper Precautions": Searching for Illness on Ellis Island|
|A Plague of Nativism: The Cases of Chick Gin and "Typhoid Mary"|
|"That Is the American Way. And in America You Should Do as Americans Do": Italian Customs, American Standards|
|Gezunthayt iz besser vi Krankhayt: Fighting the Stigma of the "Jewish Disease"|
|"The Old Inquisition Had Its Rack and Thumbscrews": Immigrant Health and the American Workplace|
|"There Could Also Be Magic in Barbarian Medicine": American Nurses, Physicians, and Quacks|
|"East Side Parents Storm the Schools": Public Schools and Public Health|
|"Viruses and Bacteria Don't Ask for a Green Card": New Immigrants and Old Fears|
|Appendix I: Classification of Excludable Medical Conditions According to the 1903 Book of Instructions for the Medical Inspection of Immigrants|
|Appendix II: Classification of Excludable Medical Conditions According to the 1917 Book of Instructions for the Medical Inspection of Immigrants|