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  1. Jen Jen says:

    Excellent synthesis on material culture surrounding tuberculosis primarily from 1870 1920 The introduction of germ theory in the 1880s by Robert Koch and others results in the evolution of tuberculosis on all fronts how it is diagnosed treaated and percieved by its sufferers and others Ott almost tries to accomplish TOO much though and ends up writing a mile wide and an inch deep Awesome chapter on scientific advances and their impact on racial attitudes in post Reconstruction America Message me if you'd like my full review Read for graduate course Epidemics in World History


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Fevered Lives ➽ Fevered Lives Free ➳ Author Katherine Ott – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Consider two polar images of the same medical condition the pale and fragile Camille ensconced on a chaise in a Victorian parlour daintily coughing a small spot of blood onto her white lace pillow and Consider two polar images of the same medical condition the pale and fragile Camille ensconced on a chaise in a Victorian parlour daintily coughing a small spot of blood onto her white lace pillow and a wretched poor man in a Bowery flophouse spreading a dread and deadly infection Now Katherine Ott chronicles how in one century a romantic ambiguous affliction of the spirit was transformed into a disease that threatened public health and civic order She argues that there was no constant identity to the disease over time no core tuberculosis.