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Author Grob, Gerald N., 1931-2015

Title The deadly truth : a history of disease in America / Gerald N. Grob.

Publication Info. Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.0097 GROB    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.0097 G873D    Check Shelf
Description x, 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Notes: p. [277]-338.
Includes index.
Contents The pre-Columbians -- New diseases in the Americas -- Colonies of sickness -- The promise of enlightened health -- Threats to urban health -- Expanding America, declining health -- Threats of industry -- Stopping the spread of infection -- The discovery of chronic illness -- No final victory.
Subject Diseases -- America -- History.
Medicine -- America -- History.
Disease -- United States.
History of Medicine -- United States.
ISBN 0674008812 alkaline paper
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