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Epidemic : a collision of power, privilege, and public health / David DeKok.

Author/creator DeKok, David
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoGuilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2011.
Descriptionxix, 297 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Prelude: June 16, 1903 -- Ithaca and its kings -- The boys club -- Conflict of interest -- Newsmen -- The dam -- Lives of the students -- The valley of death -- Typhoid, and how the epidemic began -- Denial -- Apocalypse -- The fixer -- Going home -- The man who saved Ithaca -- The man who saved Cornell University -- Retribution -- Epilogue: Getting away with murder -- Afterword: The conquest of typhoid.
Abstract Looks at the circumstances surrounding the typhoid fever epidemic that struck Ithaca, New York, and Cornell University in 1903.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [266]-274) and index.
Acquisitions source Laupus- E. Daniel Shingleton Public Health Collection
LCCN 2010045780
ISBN9780762760084
ISBN0762760087

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