Tuberculosis and the politics of exclusion : a history of public health and migration to Los Angeles /

Though notorious for its polluted air today, the city of Los Angeles once touted itself as a health resort. After the arrival of the transcontinental railroad in 1876, publicists launched a campaign to portray the city as the promised land, circulating countless stories of miraculous cures for the s...

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Main Author: Abel, Emily K., (Author)
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007.
Series:Critical issues in health and medicine.
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