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Author Markel, Howard.

Title Quarantine! : East European Jewish immigrants and the New York City epidemics of 1892 / Howard Markel.

Publication Info. Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  614.49 M345Q    Check Shelf
Edition Johns Hopkins paperbacks ed.
Description xvi, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-252) and index.
Contents I. Averting a pestilience -- II. "Cholera may knock, but it won't get in!" -- Legislating quarantine -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Index.
Subject Quarantine -- New York (State) -- New York.
Jews, East European -- Health and hygiene -- New York (State) -- New York.
Immigrants -- Health and hygiene -- New York (State) -- New York.
Typhus fever -- New York (State) -- New York.
Cholera -- New York (State) -- New York.
Epidemics -- New York (State) -- New York.
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
Jews -- history.
Quarantine -- history.
Cholera -- epidemiology.
Emigration and Immigration -- history.
Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne -- epidemiology.
New York (N.Y.)
ISBN 0801861802 (paperback)
9780801861802 (paperback)
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