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Adler, Rich
Cholera in Detroit : a history / Richard Adler
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
©2013
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 Faculty authors/1st floor  RC131.M52 D483 2013    AVAILABLE
Faculty author: Richard Adler
Subject(s) Cholera -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History
Public health -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History
Physical Description vii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary "During the mid to late 19th century, Detroit and the American Midwest were the sites of five major cholera epidemics. The first of these, the 1832 outbreak, was of particular significance--an unexpected consequence of the Black Hawk War. This book is the story of those outbreaks and the efforts to control them"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-216) and index
Contents From India to America -- Cholera crosses the border -- Cholera among the troops -- Detroit, vintage 1832 -- Detroit, cholera and the Black Hawk War : events of 1832 -- Cholera returns : 1834 -- Between the cholera "wars" -- The epidemic of 1849 -- Epidemic of 1854 -- Epidemic of 1866 : New York, Detroit, and beyond -- The 1870s and beyond -- Isolation and identiþcation of the cholera bacillus -- Aftermath
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Faculty author: Richard Adler

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