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The Resource Picturing medical progress from Pasteur to polio : a history of mass media images and popular attitudes in America, Bert Hansen

Picturing medical progress from Pasteur to polio : a history of mass media images and popular attitudes in America, Bert Hansen

Label
Picturing medical progress from Pasteur to polio : a history of mass media images and popular attitudes in America
Title
Picturing medical progress from Pasteur to polio
Title remainder
a history of mass media images and popular attitudes in America
Statement of responsibility
Bert Hansen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Today, pharmaceutical companies, HMOs, insurance carriers, and the health care system in general may often puzzle and frustrate the general publicùand even physicians and researchers. By contrast, from the 1880s through the 1950s Americans enthusiastically embraced medicine and its practitioners. Picturing Medical Progress from Pasteur to Polio offers a refreshing portrait of an era when the public excitedly anticipated medical progress and research breakthroughs. This unique study with 130 archival illustrations drawn from newspaper sketches, caricatures, comic books, Hollywood
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hansen, Bert
Dewey number
610
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R151
LC item number
.H25 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WZ 70 AA1
NLM item number
H25p 2009
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Medical innovations
  • Medical illustration
  • Health in mass media
  • Popular culture
  • History of Medicine
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 19th Century
  • Public Opinion
  • Mass Media
  • United States
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Health in mass media
  • Medical illustration
  • Medical innovations
  • Medicine
  • Popular culture
  • United States
  • Innovation
  • Massenmedien
  • Medizin
  • Volkskultur
  • Öffentliche Meinung
  • USA
  • Medicinhistoria
Label
Picturing medical progress from Pasteur to polio : a history of mass media images and popular attitudes in America, Bert Hansen
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-328) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Medicine in the public eye, then and now -- Before there were medical breakthroughs : diseases and doctors in the pictorial press, 1860-1890 -- How medicine became hot news, 1885 -- Popular enthusiasm for laboratory discoveries, 1885-1895 -- Creating an institutional base for medical research, 1890-1920 -- The mass media make medical history popular -- "And now, a word from our sponsor" : making medical history commercial -- Popular medical history in children's comic books of the 1940s -- Life looks at medicine : magazine photography and the American public -- The meaning of an era
Control code
611612512
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 348 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813548593
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtw0z
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)611612512
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Picturing medical progress from Pasteur to polio : a history of mass media images and popular attitudes in America, Bert Hansen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-328) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Medicine in the public eye, then and now -- Before there were medical breakthroughs : diseases and doctors in the pictorial press, 1860-1890 -- How medicine became hot news, 1885 -- Popular enthusiasm for laboratory discoveries, 1885-1895 -- Creating an institutional base for medical research, 1890-1920 -- The mass media make medical history popular -- "And now, a word from our sponsor" : making medical history commercial -- Popular medical history in children's comic books of the 1940s -- Life looks at medicine : magazine photography and the American public -- The meaning of an era
Control code
611612512
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 348 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813548593
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtw0z
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)611612512
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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