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Yellow fever in Galveston, Republic of Texas, 1839; an account of the great epidemic

Author: Ashbel Smith; Chauncey Depew Leake
Publisher: Austin, Univ. of Texas Press, 1951.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashbel Smith; Chauncey Depew Leake
OCLC Number: 14652300
Notes: The biographical sketch is reprinted from the Yale journal of biology and medicine, Jan. 1948. The section, Men who conquered yellow fever is reprinted from a series of articles by various authors, ed. by J.C. Trent and published in the North Carolina medical journal, 1946.
Description: xvii, 135 pages illustrations, portraits
Contents: Ashbel Smith, M.D. --
An account of the yellow fever which appeared in the city of Galveston in 1839 --
Doctor Smith's preface --
The account --
The men who conquered yellow fever --
Introd. --
Eighteenth-century physicians and the yellow fever --
Benjamin Rush --
Crawford, Nott, and Beauperthuy --
Carlos J. Finlay --
George Miller Sternberg --
Walter Reed --
James Carroll and Aristides Agramonte --
Jesse Lazear and Clara Maass --
William Crawford Gorgas --
Adrian Stokes --
Hideyo Noguchi --
Concluding note.
Responsibility: by Ashbel Smith, together with a biographical sketch by Chauncey D. Leake, and stories of the men who conquered yellow fever.

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