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Standard histories of infectious disease celebrate brilliant minds such as Florence Nightingale, John Snow, and Robert Koch. In this unorthodox telling, Jim Downs focuses on a forgotten group of contributors: the conscript soldiers, colonial subjects, and enslaved people whose bodies were the experimental matter on which medical progress relied.

Maladies of Empire

SKU: 9780674971721
  • Author

    Downs, Jim
  • Publication Date

    2021-01-12 00:00:00
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