White Plague Tuberculosis, Man, and Society

ISBN-10: 0813512247

ISBN-13: 9780813512242

Edition: 1987 (Reprint)

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 3/1/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 277
Size: 5.65" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introductory Essay: Dubos and Tuberculosis, Master Teachers
To Our Sources
Introduction to the First Edition
The White Plague in the Nineteenth Century
The Captain of All the Men of Death
Death Warrant for Keats
Flight from the North Winds
Contagion and Heredity
Consumption and the Romantic Age
The Causes of Tuberculosis
Phthisis, Consumption and Tubercles
Percussion, Auscultation and the Unitarian Theory of Phthisis
The Germ Theory of Tuberculosis
Infection and Disease
Cure and Prevention of Tuberculosis
The Evaluation of Therapeutic Procedures
Treatment and Natural Resistance
Drugs, Vaccines and Public Health Measures
Healthy Living and Sanatoria
Tuberculosis and Society
The Evolution of Epidemics
Tuberculosis and Industrial Civilization
Tuberculosis and Social Technology
Bibliography and Notes
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