A Documentary Description of Health, Medicine, Disease, and Crime in Late Nineteenth-century America

A Documentary Description of Health, Medicine, Disease, and Crime in Late Nineteenth-century America

By: Mary Ann Blochowiak (editor), Leonard C. Schlup (editor)Hardback

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This edited compilation of selected primary source documents includes articles, reports, letters, court cases, speeches, newspaper accounts, governmental findings, and excerpts from memoirs, pertaining to health and related areas. This valuable reference book also contains a detailed chronology, appendices, and a list of suggested readings for further research. This work will serve a useful purpose for reference librarians, Gilded Age historians, physicians, nurses, undergraduate and graduate students, alcohol treatment centers, health specialists and groups, and health, medical school and prison libraries. Among the topics presented in this work are alcoholism, Native American medicine, smoking, vaccination, yellow fever, artificial teeth, President James A. Garfield's illness, treatment of the insane, prison management, crime, eating habits, saloons, cancer, lynch laws, surgical operations, cholera, homosexuality, quarantines, blindness, x-rays, and other subjects.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 30/09/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780773438309
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 636
  • ID: 9780773438309
  • ISBN10: 0773438300

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