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Author Silver, J. K. (Julie K.), 1965-

Title Polio voices : an oral history from the American polio epidemics and worldwide eradication efforts / Julie Silver and Daniel Wilson
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007


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Description xii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Praeger series on contemporary health and living, 1932-8079
Praeger series on contemporary health and living.
Contents The epidemic years -- Acute and convalescent polio -- Polio's impact on the family -- Living with polio -- the legacy of volunteerism -- The impact on disability rights in America -- Post-polio syndrome -- Polio today and its effect on advances in medicine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Poliomyelitis -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Poliomyelitis -- Patients -- United States -- Interviews.
Poliomyelitis -- history.
Health Personnel.
History, 20th Century.
United States.
Genre/Form Personal Narrative.
Personal narratives.
Author Wilson, Daniel J., 1949-
LC no. 2007021464
ISBN 9780275994921 hardback
0275994929 hardback