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Published July, 2022
By Steffan Blayney
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
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Under this new 'science of work' that emerged in Britain between 1870 and 1939 fatigue was seen as the ultimate pathology of the working-class body, reducing workers' capacity to perform continued physical or mental labour. As Steffan Blayney shows, the equation between health and efficiency did not go unchallenged.

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Published July, 2022
By Steffan Blayney
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
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Under this new 'science of work' that emerged in Britain between 1870 and 1939 fatigue was seen as the ultimate pathology of the working-class body, reducing workers' capacity to perform continued physical or mental labour. As Steffan Blayney shows, the equation between health and efficiency did not go unchallenged.

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Published February, 2021
By Michele Rotunda
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
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Examines a variety of court cases to explore the attitudes of nineteenth-century physicians, legal professionals, temperance advocates, and ordinary Americans toward the relationship between drunkenness, violence, and responsibility, providing broader insights into the country's complicated relationship with alcohol.

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Published February, 2021
By Michele Rotunda
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
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Examines a variety of court cases to explore the attitudes of nineteenth-century physicians, legal professionals, temperance advocates, and ordinary Americans toward the relationship between drunkenness, violence, and responsibility, providing broader insights into the country's complicated relationship with alcohol.

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Published December, 2020
By Charles Allan McCoy
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
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Comparing the development of disease control in Britain and the United States, from the 1793 yellow fever outbreak in Philadelphia to the H1N1 panics of more recent times, Diseased States provides a blueprint for managing pandemics in the twenty-first century.

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Published December, 2020
By Charles Allan McCoy
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
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Comparing the development of disease control in Britain and the United States, from the 1793 yellow fever outbreak in Philadelphia to the H1N1 panics of more recent times, Diseased States provides a blueprint for managing pandemics in the twenty-first century.

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Published September, 2020
By Katherine A. Foss
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
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Demonstrates how news reporting on epidemics communicates more than just information about pathogens; rather, prejudices, political agendas, religious beliefs, and theories of disease also shape the message.

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Published September, 2020
By Katherine A. Foss
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
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Demonstrates how news reporting on epidemics communicates more than just information about pathogens; rather, prejudices, political agendas, religious beliefs, and theories of disease also shape the message.

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Published January, 2019
By Myra C. Glenn
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
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In this first comprehensive, full-length biography of Harriot Kezia Hunt, Myra C. Glenn shows how this single woman from a working-class Boston home became a successful physician and noted reformer, illuminating the struggle for woman's rights and the fractious and gendered nature of medicine in antebellum America.

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Published October, 2018
By Myra C. Glenn
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
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In this first comprehensive, full-length biography of Harriot Kezia Hunt, Myra C. Glenn shows how this single woman from a working-class Boston home became a successful physician and noted reformer, illuminating the struggle for woman's rights and the fractious and gendered nature of medicine in antebellum America.

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