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The conquest of epidemic disease : a chapter in the history of ideas.

Author: C -E A Winslow
Publisher: New York : Hafner Pub. Co., 1967 [©1943]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C -E A Winslow
OCLC Number: 818628
Description: xii, 411 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The world of demons --
The wrath of God --
Metaphysical medicine --
The universe of natural law --
Primitive concepts of contagion --
The great teacher --
Fracastorius --
The conception of a contagium animatum --
The English Hippocrates --
The last of the plague tractates --
The enigma of yellow fever --
The great sanitary awakening --
Three pioneer epidemiologists --
Pasteur --
Pettenkofer: the last stand --
The concept of the carrier --
The insect host --
The modes of infection.

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