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Living in the Shadow of Death: Tuberculosis and the Social Experience of Illness in American History
Living in the Shadow of Death Tuberculosis and the Social Experience of Illness in American History
Author: Sheila M. Rothman
Tuberculosis -- once the cause of as many as one in five deaths in the U.S. -- crossed all boundaries of class and gender, but the methods of treatment for men and women differed radically. While men were encouraged to go out to sea or to the open country, women were expected to stay at home, surrounded by family, to anticipate a lingering death...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780465030026
ISBN-10: 0465030025
Publication Date: 2/1994
Pages: 319
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Publisher: Basic Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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