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Goldberger's war : the life and work of a public health crusader

Author: Alan M Kraut
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the works of the U.S. Public Health Service champion, including his early twentieth-century campaign against the epidemics of the time and a political struggle to prove that pellagra was caused by a dietary deficiency.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Joseph Goldberger; Joseph Goldberger; Joseph Goldberger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan M Kraut
ISBN: 0374135371 9780374135379
OCLC Number: 52732294
Description: 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Another poor Jew --
Medical mysteries --
Disease and duty --
Scourge of the South --
Pellagra, prisoners, and pardons --
Filth parties and mill meals: medical sleuthing in lab and village --
Cotton in crisis and the politics of public health --
Nailing Pellagra's old hide to the barn door --
Kaddish for a hero.
Responsibility: Alan M. Kraut.
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Chronicles the works of the U.S. Public Health Service champion, including his early twentieth-century campaign against the epidemics of the time and a political struggle to prove that pellagra was caused by a dietary deficiency.

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