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Typhoid Mary: captive to the public's health

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Beacon Press,
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The true story of Mary Mallon, the legend of Typhoid Mary, the early days of epidemiology and microbiology, the conflict between public health and individual freedom, and the ethical implications for a present beset with AIDS and Ebola. Walzer (history of medicine and women's studies, U. of Wisconsin- Madison) also considers whether race, gender, and class played a part in forcibly isolating the Irish immigrant cook for the rest of her life after the outbreak of disease among wealthy New Yorkers was traced to her in 1907. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Grouping Title typhoid mary captive to the publics health
Grouping Author leavitt judith walzer
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subject_facet Quarantine -- New York (State) -- New York -- History, Typhoid Mary, -- 1869-1938, Typhoid fever -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
title_display Typhoid Mary : captive to the public's health
title_full Typhoid Mary : captive to the public's health / Judith Walzer Leavitt
title_short Typhoid Mary :
title_sub captive to the public's health
topic_facet History, Quarantine, Typhoid Mary, Typhoid fever