Bargaining for Life: A Social History of Tuberculosis, 1876-1938

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992 - Medical - 435 pages
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"Bates has written an extraordinarily insightful book that combines social history, medical history, and nursing history. It will interest scholars, students, health professionals, and general readers who care about and care for chronically ill people."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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Contents

Tuberculosis and the Beginnings of Change
5
Adjustments and Compromise 19141938
6
Doctor Flick and Tuberculosis
13
The Quest and the Treatment
25
Helping Poor Consumptives
42
Life as a Patient
59
The Beginnings of the White
75
New Systems of Care 19031917
97
The Final Years of George E Macklin
214
Persuasion Choice and Circumstance
250
Waiting Lists and Empty Beds
269
P S I Am Colored
288
The Decline of Tuberculosis
313
Conclusions and Epilogue
328
Notes
341
Bibliography of Selected Secondary Sources
417

The Private Sanatoriums
173

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