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The Resource Silent travelers : germs, genes, and the "immigrant menace", Alan M. Kraut

Silent travelers : germs, genes, and the "immigrant menace", Alan M. Kraut

Label
Silent travelers : germs, genes, and the "immigrant menace"
Title
Silent travelers
Title remainder
germs, genes, and the "immigrant menace"
Statement of responsibility
Alan M. Kraut
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kraut, Alan M
Dewey number
614.4/08/69
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA448.5.I44
LC item number
K73 1994
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
RA448.5.I44K73
NAL item number
1994
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1994 L-455
  • WA 300
NLM item number
K92s 1994
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Medical policy
  • Immigrants
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Emigration and Immigration
  • Public Health
  • Health Policy
  • United States
Label
Silent travelers : germs, genes, and the "immigrant menace", Alan M. Kraut
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-345) and index
Contents
  • Double helix of health and fear -- Breath of other people killed them: first encounters -- Scourge, a rod in the hand of God: epidemics and the Irish mid-century -- Proper precautions: searching for illness on Ellis Island -- Plague of nativism: the cases of chick gin and typhoid mary -- That is the American way. And in America you should do as Americans do: Italian customs, American standards -- Gezunthayt iz besser vi Krankhayt: fighting the stigma of the Jewish disease -- Old inquisition had its rack and thumbscrews: immigrant health and the American workplace
  • -- There could also be magic in barbarian medicine: American nurses, physicians and quacks -- East side parents storm the schools: public schools and public health -- Viruses and bacteria don't ask for a green card: new immigrants and old fears -- Classification of excludable medical conditions according to the 1903 Book of Instructions for the Medical Inspection of Immigrants -- Classification of excludable medical conditions according to the 1917 Book of Instructions for the Medical Inspection of Immigrants
Control code
000116500
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 369 p.
Isbn
9780465078233
Lccn
93034572
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 116500
  • 116682
Label
Silent travelers : germs, genes, and the "immigrant menace", Alan M. Kraut
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-345) and index
Contents
  • Double helix of health and fear -- Breath of other people killed them: first encounters -- Scourge, a rod in the hand of God: epidemics and the Irish mid-century -- Proper precautions: searching for illness on Ellis Island -- Plague of nativism: the cases of chick gin and typhoid mary -- That is the American way. And in America you should do as Americans do: Italian customs, American standards -- Gezunthayt iz besser vi Krankhayt: fighting the stigma of the Jewish disease -- Old inquisition had its rack and thumbscrews: immigrant health and the American workplace
  • -- There could also be magic in barbarian medicine: American nurses, physicians and quacks -- East side parents storm the schools: public schools and public health -- Viruses and bacteria don't ask for a green card: new immigrants and old fears -- Classification of excludable medical conditions according to the 1903 Book of Instructions for the Medical Inspection of Immigrants -- Classification of excludable medical conditions according to the 1917 Book of Instructions for the Medical Inspection of Immigrants
Control code
000116500
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 369 p.
Isbn
9780465078233
Lccn
93034572
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 116500
  • 116682

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