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The Resource Smallpox : a history, S.L. Kotar and J.E. Gessler

Smallpox : a history, S.L. Kotar and J.E. Gessler

Label
Smallpox : a history
Title
Smallpox
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
S.L. Kotar and J.E. Gessler
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Scientifically known as Variola major, the deadliest form of smallpox has plagued mankind since 'time immemorial.' This text chronicles the worldwide effects of the killer disease, with particular emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries, including the devastations of the "speckled disease" during great armed conflicts"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
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Kotar, S. L
Dewey number
614.5/21
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
RC183.1
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WC 585
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gessler, J. E
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smallpox
  • MEDICAL / Forensic Medicine
  • MEDICAL / Preventive Medicine
  • MEDICAL / Public Health
  • Smallpox
Label
Smallpox : a history, S.L. Kotar and J.E. Gessler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Smallpox "from time immemorial" -- Enter inoculation -- Smallpox in the New World -- Cotton Mather and smallpox inoculation in the American colonies -- "This distemper is the king of terrors": smallpox and the American Revolution -- The father of immunology -- "This inestimable discovery" -- "The state of medicine is worse than that of total ignorance" -- The battle for vaccination in the early years of the Republic -- Testimonies to the high value of esteem -- Compulsory vaccination -- The health and well-being of the general populace -- The vaccine institution and beyond -- The American Indian Vaccination Act -- Quarantines and death statistics -- The quarantine wars -- The contagion of smallpox -- The blue, the gray and the speckled -- The last full measure of devotion -- The non-eradication of smallpox in England -- The Franco-Prussian War and the smallpox pandemic of 1870-1874 -- Case studies of misdiagnosis -- Smallpox: variola, varioloid and vaccinia -- The Hoffman Block Outrage and other stories -- Smallpox in Canada and England through the 1880s -- "Providence does a great deal for us, the city fathers nothing" -- Of rags and railroads -- School boards win some and lose some -- Anti-vaccination hysteria in Great Britain -- Incidence of smallpox worldwide up to the 20th century -- New century, old problems -- Vaccination creeds, homeopathic pills and lettuce -- Vaccination is un-American -- As the world turns: the continuing scourge -- Soldiers, the law and old-fashioned smallpox -- International public health -- A new biological philosophy -- The decade of the 1970s: conflicting reports -- Stamping out smallpox -- A glossary of medicine in the 19th century
Control code
841171283
Extent
1 online resource (433 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780786493272
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)841171283
  • ebr10689956
Label
Smallpox : a history, S.L. Kotar and J.E. Gessler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Smallpox "from time immemorial" -- Enter inoculation -- Smallpox in the New World -- Cotton Mather and smallpox inoculation in the American colonies -- "This distemper is the king of terrors": smallpox and the American Revolution -- The father of immunology -- "This inestimable discovery" -- "The state of medicine is worse than that of total ignorance" -- The battle for vaccination in the early years of the Republic -- Testimonies to the high value of esteem -- Compulsory vaccination -- The health and well-being of the general populace -- The vaccine institution and beyond -- The American Indian Vaccination Act -- Quarantines and death statistics -- The quarantine wars -- The contagion of smallpox -- The blue, the gray and the speckled -- The last full measure of devotion -- The non-eradication of smallpox in England -- The Franco-Prussian War and the smallpox pandemic of 1870-1874 -- Case studies of misdiagnosis -- Smallpox: variola, varioloid and vaccinia -- The Hoffman Block Outrage and other stories -- Smallpox in Canada and England through the 1880s -- "Providence does a great deal for us, the city fathers nothing" -- Of rags and railroads -- School boards win some and lose some -- Anti-vaccination hysteria in Great Britain -- Incidence of smallpox worldwide up to the 20th century -- New century, old problems -- Vaccination creeds, homeopathic pills and lettuce -- Vaccination is un-American -- As the world turns: the continuing scourge -- Soldiers, the law and old-fashioned smallpox -- International public health -- A new biological philosophy -- The decade of the 1970s: conflicting reports -- Stamping out smallpox -- A glossary of medicine in the 19th century
Control code
841171283
Extent
1 online resource (433 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780786493272
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)841171283
  • ebr10689956

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