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By: Loren Humphrey.
Publisher: University of Missouri Press: c2000
Seller ID: 212697
Condition: 144 pages, 6 x 9, Biblio. Index. Tables. 33 illus, paperback, University of Missouri Press
Presenting a fascinating overview of medicine in Missouri from the early days of epidemics to present-day technological advances, Quinine and Quarantine approaches the history of medicine as an integral part of the state's development.Examining the changing environmental risks and diseases that threatened Missouri over the years and the role of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers as prime routes for the spread of diseases and innovations, Loren Humphrey discusses the efforts of citizens, legislators, and health officials confronting various medical challenges. He offers intriguing medical ... View more info