Spitting blood : the history of tuberculosis
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Kirtland Community College Library||RC 311.B96 2012||30775305465305||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780199542055
- ISBN: 0199542058
xxviii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Prologue: George Orwell (1903-1950) -- Ancient bacteria, old diseases -- All with 'a touch of consumption?' -- Tubercles, airs, waters, and places -- Consumption's fashionistas -- Consumption becomes tuberculosis -- Design for living -- Tuberculosis and the health of the race -- Streptomycin & Co -- A job half done -- Epilogue: 'there is no dypraxa'.|
|Summary, etc.:||Tuberculosis is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual disappearance in the developed world, is now making something of a comeback. Helen Bynum tracks the historical development of the disease and considers the challenges it presents to the modern world.|
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