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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 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Waging health: The U.S. Army medical officer's quest for identity and legitimacy --
Practice, status, public health and the Army medical officer, 1818-1890 --
The medical officer in "The new school of scientific medicine", 1861-1898 --
The other war of 1898: the Army Medical Department's struggle with disease in the Volunteer Camps --
Making the tropics fit for white men: Army public health in the American Imperial Periphery, 1898-1914 --
The ascendance of sanitation in the Army Medical Department and the quest for preparedness, 1901-1917 --
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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