The last crusade : the war on consumption, 1862-1954 /

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Main Author: Caldwell, Mark.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Atheneum, 1988.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Images of tuberculosis in the nineteenth century
  • Edward Livingston Trudeau and the war on consumption
  • The rise of the sanatorium
  • Rituals of the cure
  • Saranac Lake
  • Tuberculosis and the medical profession
  • Reform, philanthropy, and business
  • Novels, plays, and films
  • Antibiotics and the closing of the sanitoriums
  • Illness imagined.