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The great white plague, tuberculosis.

by Edward Osgood Otis

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tuberculosis

  • Edition Notes

    Will reformat; 19970101

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC311 .O8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 321 p.
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7011573M
    LC Control Number09024474
    OCLC/WorldCa14797913

      In The White Plague, René and Jean Dubos argue that the great increase of tuberculosis was intimately connected with the rise of an industrial, urbanized society and—a much more controversial idea when this book first appeared forty years ago—that the progress of medical science had very little to do with the marked decline in tuberculosis in the twentieth Brand: Rutgers University Press. By the dawn of the 19th century tuberculosis had killed one in seven of all the people who had ever lived. Chapter The Forgotten Plague: Chapter .

      By , the institution housed almost patients. Sanatoria represented one component of a nationwide public health campaign aimed at addressing tuberculosis, a leading cause of ill health and death in the U.S. Popular monikers for TB, such as the White Plague or the Great Killer, signified Americans’ fears regarding the disease.   But an even clearer example is provided by the third in my list of the great plagues, namely tuberculosis. Like all the most widespread and devastating diseases, it had a common name: the white plague or the white death. Tuberculosis as it’s understood today is caused by an organism known as mycobacterium tuberculosis. It typically affects.

    CHAPTER IX Tuberculosis and Apartheid: The Great Disappearing Act, – (pp. ) The victory of the Nationalist party in brought to power a government whose political agenda was markedly different from that of its predecessor.   In the s, cities in Europe and North America were expanding quickly, and many people lived in tiny, cramped homes and tenement buildings. During this time, tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks were commonÑand deadly. Between and , TB killed about 1 billion people around the world. Why? In the s, a German doctor discovered that TB was caused 4/5(1).


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Inwith a population of more than , there were only 3, deaths from TB in the United States. Until it was not required in all states to report the tubercular death figures, but Anthony Lowell, in his book Tuberculosis, estimates that inamong a population of about , the disease kil Americans.

TB has been known through the ages by many names: consumption, psthisis, scrofula, Pott's disease, King of Diseases and the white death (or white plague) are some examples. While the cause of the disease was unknown, its wasting symptoms were familiar enough.

Apparently the Code of Hammarubi, a set of Babylonian laws dating to about B.C. This book is written for the layman and contains the facts concerning tuberculosis, its causation, symptomatology, curability and treatment, its prevention and the world-wide crusade against it. The language is simple and an attempt is made to bring the.

What was the Great White Plague. The Great White Plague typically refers to the vast numbers of people from all backgrounds, especially poor white and black Americans, who died from tuberculosis (TB) in the 19th and early 20th centuries. In The White Plague, René and Jean Dubos argue that the great increase of tuberculosis was intimately connected with the rise of an industrial, urbanized society and a much more controversial idea when this book first appeared forty years ago that the progress of medical science had very little to do with the marked decline in tuberculosis in the twentieth century/5(54).

White plague may refer to. Great white plague or tuberculosis; White plague (intermetallic), a white gold-aluminium intermetallic compound White plague (coral disease), a disease caused by Aurantimonas coralicida bacteria The White Plague, a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert.

In The White Plague, René and Jean Dubos argue that the great increase of tuberculosis was intimately connected with the rise of an industrial, urbanized society and--a much more controversial idea when this book first appeared forty years ago--that the progress of medical science had very little to do with the marked decline in tuberculosis in the twentieth century.3/5(1).

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She was born Martha Rebentisch (author's name shortened on the suggestion of her publisher) inin New York City. When she was six she lost her mother to the Great White Plague: tuberculosis.

As a teenager she developed the disease, and went from Pennsylvania, the Catskills, and finally to Dr. Trudeau's famous San. Full text of "The great white plague, tuberculosis" See other formats. In The White Plague, René and Jean Dubos argue that the great increase of tuberculosis was intimately connected with the rise of an industrial, urbanized society and-a much more controversial idea when this book first appeared forty years ago-that the progress of medical science had very little to do with the marked decline in tuberculosis in the twentieth century/5(4).

Beginning inthe sale of Christmas seals supported both the efforts of the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis and also local charitable organizations such as the Hartford Tuberculosis Society. But despite all efforts, tuberculosis continued to ravage the state and fear of the disease remained widespread.

The White Plague, a marvelous and terrifyingly plausible blend of fiction and visionary theme, tells of one man who is pushed over the edge of sanity by the senseless murder of his family and who, reappearing several months later as the so-called Madman, unleashes a terrible plague upon the human raceone that zeros in, unerringly and fatally, on women/5.

From the seventeenth to the nineteenth century in England, like the other great towns and cities of Europe and America, it swept on in a continuing epidemic of such monstrous proportion, the disease was called the White Plague of Europe.

9Tuberculosis: The greatest Story Never Told,Swift Publishers But the history of TB is that. The great white plague, tuberculosis by Otis, Edward O. (Edward Osgood), b. Publication date Topics Tuberculosis Publisher New York, Crowell Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor The Library of Congress Contributor The Library of Congress Language English.

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