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Public health and the US military : a history of the Army Medical Department, 1818-1917

Author: Bobby A Wintermute
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge advances in American history, 3.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bobby A Wintermute
ISBN: 9780415881708 0415881706 9780203840597 0203840593
OCLC Number: 495781218
Description: 283 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: @contents:Introduction. Waging Health-The US Army Medical Officer's Quest for Identity and Legitimacy 1. Practice, Status, Public Health and the Army Medical Officer, 1818-1890. 2. The Medical Officer in "The New School of Scientific Medicine", 1861-1898. 3. The Other War of 1898: The Army Medical Department's Struggle with Disease in the Volunteer Camps 4. Making the Tropics Fit for White Men: Army Public Health in the American Imperial Periphery, 1898-1914. 5. The Ascendance of Sanitation in the Army Medical Department and the Quest for Preparedness, 1901-1917. 6. Vice and the Soldier: The Army Medical Department and Public Health as Morality, 1890-1917
Series Title: Routledge advances in American history, 3.
Responsibility: Bobby A. Wintermute.
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'For anyone who has wondered how the US Army Medical Department grew to achieve so much after such a baptism of fire in the Civil War, this book will fill in many of the gaps and complete a riveting Read more...

 
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