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Author Name:    PENNEY, Sheila M.

Title:   Inventing the Cure : Tuberculosis in 20th-Century Nova Scotia

Publisher:    Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., 1990, 

Seller ID:   110259

PENNEY, Sheila M. Inventing the Cure : Tuberculosis in 20th-Century Nova Scotia. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Halifax, N.S.: Dalhousie University, December 1990.Pp (1),ii-viii,1-408 leaves, typed one side only. Illustrated. 4to, black cloth, gilt ettering to front board and spine. Roland & Bernier, Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine: A Bibliography, Volume 2, pp.48 & 219. Contents : Introduction : The Face of Tuberculosa; The Context of the Anti-Tuberculosis Struggle : I. A Have-Not Province/ II. Government andthe Public Health. III. Social Reformers and the Medical Profession. IV. T he Social Context of Tuberculosis Decline. Chapter 1: The Sanatorium Solution : The Provincial Board of Health; The Sanatorium Decision; 1904-1909: A Question of Authority; The Path Not Taken. Chapter 2: The Sanatorium: War and Postwar : The Sanatorium Transformed; The Patient Experience. hapter 3: The New Age of Voluntarism : What Is To Be Done?; Disaster and Opportunity;The Nova Scotia Tuberculosis Commission. Chapter 4: A Policy for the 1930s : To Seek Out and Segregate : Segregation: A Lack of Alternatives; Segregation bv Surgery; Segregation: Sanatorium vs. Annex; Public Health in the Great Depression. Chapter 5: The 1940s: Two Cures : Wartime Frustrations; The Postwar Public Health Machine: The "Cure" Before the Cure; Denouement: The Twilight of Tuberculosis . Conclusion: Whose Triumph? ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Personal inkstamp, else very good. 100.00


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