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The contagious city : the politics of public health in early Philadelphia

Author: Simon Finger
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Finger, Simon, 1977-
Contagious city.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011051729
(OCoLC)767566918
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Finger
ISBN: 9780801464003 0801464005
OCLC Number: 797834371
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Contents: "A rude place and an unpolisht man" : William Penn and the nature of Pennsylvania --
"An infancy of government" : population, authority, and the problem of proprietorship --
"A suitable charity or an effectual security" : community, contagion, and the care of strangers --
"A body corporate and politick" : association, interest, and improvement in a provincial city --
"Improvement in every part of the healing art" : transatlantic cultures of medical improvement --
"A fine field for professional improvement" : sites and sources of medical authority in the Revolutionary War --
"In a yielding state" : nervous nationalism in the new republic --
"Those friendly reciprocities" : panic and participation in the age of yellow fever --
"A matter of police" : fever and betrayal in the federal union.
Responsibility: Simon Finger.
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