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Hives of sickness : public health and epidemics in New York City / edited by David Rosner.

Other author/creatorRosner, David, 1947-
Other author/creatorMuseum of the City of New York.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew Brunswick, N.J. : Published for the Museum of the City of New York by Rutgers University Press, ©1995.
Description223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : "hives of sickness and vice" / David Rosner -- Breeding grounds for disease. Changing patterns of epidemic disease in New York City / Gretchen A. Condran -- Accountability for public health : regulating the housing market in nineteenth-century New York City / Elizabeth Blackmar -- Plagues and prejudice : nativism's construction of disease in nineteenth- and twentieth-century New York City / Alan M. Kraut -- When epidemic strikes. "Be safe. Be sure." New York City's experience with epidemic smallpox / Judith Walzer Leavitt.
Contents A disease of cleanliness : polio in New York City, 1900-1990 / Naomi Rogers -- The dependent center : the first decade of the AIDS epidemic in New York City / Ronald Bayer -- The city responds. Science, politics, and the art of persuasion : promoting the new scientific medicine in New York City / Elizabeth Fee and Evelynn M. Hammonds -- The politics of public health in New York City : contrasting styles since 1920 / Daniel M. Fox.
General note"A publication of the Museum of the City of New York"--P. facing t.p.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Acquisitions source Laupus- E. Daniel Shingleton Public Health Collection
LCCN 94029784

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner General Stacks RA448.N5 H54 1995 ✔ Available Place Hold
Laupus Books - Stacks WA 11 AN7 H676 1995 ✔ Available Place Hold

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