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Bacteria in Britain, 1880-1939
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Focusing on the years between the identification of bacteria and the production of antibiotic medicine, Wall presents a study into how bacteriology has affected both clinical practice and public knowledge.


Contents:

Introduction Part I: The Hospital 1 Using Bacteriology in Teaching Hospitals: London and Cambridge, 1880-1920 2 Integrating the Laboratory into Gentlemanly Practice Part II: The Workplace 3 Anthrax in Bradford: Understanding Deadly Disease in the Workplace, 1880-1905 4 Anthrax in London: Leather, Zoo-Keeping and Shaving Brushes, 1882-1932 Part III: The Community 5 Charity, Compensation and Carriers: The Development of Blame and Responsibility in Response to Epidemics 6 The 'Typhoid Trials': Compensation Culture in 1930s Croydon Conclusion


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ISBN-13: 9781781443828
Publisher: Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd
Publication date: September, 2013
Pages: 256

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