Item Details

Living in the Shadow of Death: Tuberculosis and the Social Experience of Illness in America History

Sheila M. Rothman
Format
Book
Published
New York : BasicBooks, c1994.
Language
English
ISBN
0465030025
Contents
  • Invalid experience: New England men, 1810-60
  • Dreaded disease
  • Manhood and invalidism
  • Pursuit of health
  • Body and soul
  • Female invalid: the narrative of Deborah Vinal Fiske, 1806-44
  • Coming of age
  • Domestic duties
  • Deborah and her doctors
  • Intensive care
  • Health seekers in the West, 1840-90
  • Come west and live
  • Physician as living proof
  • Western narrative
  • Becoming a patient, 1882-1940
  • Disease of the masses
  • Confining for cure
  • In the shadow of the sanatorium
  • Sanatorium narrative.
Description
xi, 319 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
HEALTH SCIENCES: Copy 2 Donated by Addeane Caelleigh.
Publisher no.
76436
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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