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The Biological Basics of Infectious Disease

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Infectious diseases, although they vary substantially in their manifestations and causes, share certain common features that make them distinct and remarkable. These diseases can strike suddenly and ... More


American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

Elisheva A. Perelman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528141
eISBN:
9789882204959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528141.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The tuberculosis epidemic of Meiji and Taishō helped to define the relationship between Japan’s government and the foreign, Protestant nondenominational evangelist organizations and individuals who ... More


‘A Furious Bliss’

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The chapter begins with a contrast between Mansfield's and Lawrence's metaphorical use of the words ‘stillness’ and ‘bliss’ and their differing concepts of epiphanic experience and individual ... More


‘The Coming Man and Woman’

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter is concerned with the growing success of both Mansfield and Murry. It shows how Mansfield's critical practice parallels Murry's in their mutual concern about the change in consciousness ... More


Circulating Mansfield

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Mansfield's last year of life and Murry's efforts to circulate her legacy after her death. It explores the irony of her being in Paris in 1922—the banner year of international ... More


Fallacy, sacrilege, betrayal and conspiracy: the cultural construction of opposition to immunisation in India

Niels Brimnes

in The Politics of Vaccination: A Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110886
eISBN:
9781526124272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110886.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

While the history of immunisation in India is mainly about some of the world’s most extensive programmes, this article focusses on four instances of well-articulated opposition to immunisation from ... More


Keeping Death at Bay

Abby Burnett

in Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461114
eISBN:
9781626740624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461114.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Before the creation of antibiotics and vaccines, pure food and drug laws, and safety standards, there were many unusual ways in which to die. Both the most common causes (tuberculosis, burning to ... More


Shadows and Storms: Endurance

James L. Huffman

in Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872915
eISBN:
9780824877866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872915.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Five looks at the special problems that accompanied poverty, problems made worse by the near total lack of buffers when special difficulties arose. It begins with those who hit rock bottom, ... More


Aids as an International Political Issue

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the transnational dimension of the AIDS response. It begins by considering the initial reactions of international organizations to HIV and the emergence of different ... More


On the Stroke of Circumcision II: Celan, Kafka, and the Wound in the Name

Michael G. Levine

in A Weak Messianic Power: Figures of a Time to Come in Benjamin, Derrida, and Celan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255108
eISBN:
9780823260850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255108.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter continues the reading of Celan’s poem “TO ONE WHO STOOD BEFORE THE DOOR,” shifting the focus from the “tropic of circumcision,” as Derrida calls it, to the figure of Rabbi Löw and the ... More


The Web of Surveillance and the Emerging Politics of Public Health in Baltimore

Samuel Kelton Jr. Roberts

in Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832592
eISBN:
9781469605890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894071_roberts.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on William Osler's 1903 paper, in which he interpreted Lawrence Flick's theory as providing a mandate for the expansion of the public health state, advising that all health ... More


Virginity and Virulence

Dale L. Hutchinson

in Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062693
eISBN:
9780813051789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062693.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Current research on virgin soil populations, novel diseases, host pathogen coevolution, and pathogen evolution is used to show that the effect of pathogens on populations is reliant on multiple ... More


The Color of Money: Campaigning for Health in Black and White America

Gregg Mitman

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the work of Otto Neurath, the Austrian sociologist, political economist, and philosopher who was commissioned by the National Tuberculosis Association to develop a visual ... More


Sánchez’s War of Survival and His Transformations 1944–1949

Carlos Kevin Blanton

in George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

A terrible bout of tuberculosis almost killed George I. Sánchez in 1944. It took him over a year to recover. And even then his health was never the same. Upon returning to Austin without his wife and ... More


Golden Age

Thomas Dodman

in What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226492803
eISBN:
9780226493138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493138.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

In the aftermath of the Napoleonic wars nostalgia progressively ceased to be a precise medical term and instead grew into a more capacious cultural category—a concept open to competing meanings. A ... More


Introduction: The Story of Something That Did Not Happen

Elisheva A. Perelman

in American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528141
eISBN:
9789882204959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528141.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introductory chapter discusses the nature of the tuberculosis epidemic in Japan during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. During this period, there was a tensive relationship between foreign ... More


“Dead, Shriveled Trees”: Factory Girls in Meiji and Taishō Japan

Elisheva A. Perelman

in American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528141
eISBN:
9789882204959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528141.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The first chapter addresses the proliferation of tuberculosis in textile factories in Meiji and Taishō era Japan. These factories provided the backbone of the nation’s modernization program, but so ... More


Conclusions: Cui Bono?

Elisheva A. Perelman

in American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528141
eISBN:
9789882204959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528141.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Conclusion discusses the idea of cui bono in Japan’s moral enterprise between the Japanese government and the foreign, Protestant nondenominational evangelists, as well as within the fight ... More


‘The disease which is most feared’:1 the problem of tuberculosis and its threat to nurses’ health, 1880–1950

Debbie Palmer

in Who cared for the carers?: A history of the occupational health of nurses, 1880-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090875
eISBN:
9781781707043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090875.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the rising incidence of tuberculosis (TB) among nurses in the 1930s and 1940s. Such was the attention given to the problem by nursing and medical journals that TB was presented ... More


The Busy Physician

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the thriving career of Thomas Sadler Roberts as a physician in Minneapolis. After the death of his father in 1890, the forty-two year old Roberts hired a driver, John ... More


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