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Author Crosby, Molly Caldwell.

Title Asleep : the forgotten epidemic that remains one of medicine's greatest mysteries / Molly Caldwell Crosby.

Publication Info. New York : Berkley Books, 2010.

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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  362.196 CROSBY    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  362.196 CROSBY    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  362.196 CRO    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  362.196 CROSBY    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  362.196 CROSBY    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  362.1968 CRO    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  362.196 CRO    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  362.196 CR    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description x, 291 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references pages [263]-278 and index.
Contents An epidemic begins -- Constantin von Economo -- The London outbreak -- New York City -- Ruth -- The neurologist -- The medical investigators -- Adam -- Smith Ely Jelliffe -- The alienist -- Only the beginning -- Jessie -- 1925 -- A two-headed beast -- Madness -- Rosie -- The Neurological Institute -- The Matheson Commission -- Josephine B. Neal -- Vaccine trials -- Sylvia -- I have seen the future -- Philip -- Gray matter -- Past or prologue?
Summary Crosby, acclaimed author of "The American Plague," explores the frightening history of a long forgotten disease--sleeping sickness--and details the frantic effort to conquer it before it strikes again.
Subject Epidemic encephalitis -- History.
Encephalitis, Arbovirus -- epidemiology -- Europe -- Case Reports.
Encephalitis, Arbovirus -- epidemiology -- United States -- Case Reports.
Encephalitis, Arbovirus -- history -- Europe -- Case Reports.
Encephalitis, Arbovirus -- history -- United States -- Case Reports.
Disease Outbreaks -- history -- Europe -- Case Reports.
Disease Outbreaks -- history -- United States -- Case Reports.
History, 20th Century -- Europe -- Case Reports.
History, 20th Century -- United States -- Case Reports.
ISBN 9780425225707
0425225704
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