Epidemics and genocide in eastern Europe, 1890-1945 /

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Main Author: Weindling, Paul.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part 1. Microbes and Migrants
  • 1. Disease as Metamorphosis
  • 2. Eradicating Parasites
  • 3. Cleansing Bodies, Defending Borders
  • 4. The First World War and Combating Lice
  • Part II. Containment
  • 5. Defending German Health: Technical Solutions
  • 6. The Sanitary Iron Curtain: The Relief of Polish and Russian Typhus
  • 7. German-Soviet Medical Collaboration
  • 8. The Demise of Internationalism
  • Part III. Eradication
  • 9. From Geo-medicine to Genocide
  • 10. Delousing and the Holocaust
  • 11. 'Victory with Vaccines': Human-Guinea Pigs and Louse-Feeders
  • 12. From Medical Research to Biological Warfare
  • 13. Clinical Trials on Trial
  • Appendices
  • I. Typhus statistics in Germany, Poland, Russia, and the Ukraine
  • II. Typhus Vaccines and Sera, 1876-1944
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index

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