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Author Wall, Rosemary, author.

Title Bacteria in Britain, 1880-1939 / by Rosemary Wall
Published London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 254 pages) : illustrations, charts
Series Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine ; no. 17
Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine ; 17
Contents Acknowledgements; List of Figures and Tables; Introduction; 1. Using Bacteriology in Teaching Hospitals; 2. Integrating the Laboratory into Gentlemanly Practice; 3. Anthrax in Bradford; 4. Anthrax in London; 5. Charity, Compensation and Carriers; 6. The 'Typhoid Trials'; Conclusion; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Summary Focusing on the years between the identification of bacteria and the production of antibiotic medicine, Wall presents a study into how bacteriology has affected both clinical practice and public knowledge
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bacterial diseases -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Bacterial diseases -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Medical bacteriology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Medical bacteriology -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Public health -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Public health -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Bacteriology -- history.
Communicable Disease Control -- history.
Bacterial diseases.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Medical bacteriology.
Public health.
Great Britain.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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