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Fevered Lives

Tuberculosis in American Culture since 1870

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674183155

Publication Date: 11/01/1996

242 pages

33 halftones as 2-16pp inserts


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  • Introduction: Thinking about Disease
  • 1. Sickbed and Symptoms in the 1870s and 1880s
  • 2. The Ecology of the Chest
  • 3. Into the Germ Zone
  • 4. Laboring to Get Well
  • 5. Goods for the Medical Marketplace and Invalid Trade
  • 6. Race-ing Illness at the Turn of the Century
  • 7. Mapping the Hygienic State
  • 8. Playing the Lone Game of Illness
  • 9. No Magic Mountain: The Latest Tuberculosis
  • Bibliographic Note
  • Notes
  • Illustration Sources
  • Index

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