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Author Willrich, Michael

Title Pox : an American history / Michael Willrich

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Penguin Press, 2011
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Descript 422 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Penguin history of American life
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Beginnings -- The mild type -- Wherever Wertenbaker went -- War is health -- The stable and the laboratory -- The politics of tight spaces -- The antivaccinationists -- Speaking law to power
Note Chronicles how America's Progressive Era war on smallpox sparked one of the twentieth century's leading civil liberties battles, describing the views and tactics of anti-vaccine advocates who feared an increasingly large government
LC subject Smallpox -- United States -- Epidemiology
Smallpox -- United States -- History
Epidemics -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Epidemics -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Mesh Subject Smallpox -- epidemiology -- United States
Smallpox -- history -- United States
Disease Outbreaks -- United States
History, 19th Century -- United States
History, 20th Century -- United States
ISBN 9781594202865