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Yellow Fever and the South

Yellow Fever and the South those fommg on the development dpsychtaq. For both the num rcscarchcr and clinician, it will broaden the appchtion for and undcmmding of trans- dturalnurshg. JOSHPHA WINHA-BA~, I?lXD, RN, CS, ~dnatorofNuming~arch Upper Valley Medial Centers Piiua, Ohio Trmscultural Consulm (Private Pdce) Wyoming,Ohio BY Margam Humph4" (New Brimwick, N. J. : Rutgcrs University Press, 1993) In Th Fad the M, Margaret Humphrey explores the development of public health in the South as a response to reanent epidemics of yellow few during the nine-& century. Ocmrrhg most fkquently in the hot and humid cIimate of the GuIf coast, ydlow fever dramatically disrupted the commerce and social activity of the region. Humphrey writes that between 1840 and 1905, yellow fever was such a burden on sou- commerce that it stopped trains and boaled up ports, prevmling the movement of basic mmchandise from the cities m he countryside. The introduction offers a concise summary of bow the sourhem hdth movement arose fram the inability of the medid community to understand or conml the discase and from public outrage over the epidemids continual threats m business, commerce, and life-style. Humphreys traces rhe history of the disease from r 840 until ~905, when Walter Reed and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

Yellow Fever and the South

Nursing History Review , Volume 4 (1): 2 – Jan 1, 1996

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Springer Publishing
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1062-8061
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1938-1913
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10.1891/1062-8061.4.1.230
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those fommg on the development dpsychtaq. For both the num rcscarchcr and clinician, it will broaden the appchtion for and undcmmding of trans- dturalnurshg. JOSHPHA WINHA-BA~, I?lXD, RN, CS, ~dnatorofNuming~arch Upper Valley Medial Centers Piiua, Ohio Trmscultural Consulm (Private Pdce) Wyoming,Ohio BY Margam Humph4" (New Brimwick, N. J. : Rutgcrs University Press, 1993) In Th Fad the M, Margaret Humphrey explores the development of public health in the South as a response to reanent epidemics of yellow few during the nine-& century. Ocmrrhg most fkquently in the hot and humid cIimate of the GuIf coast, ydlow fever dramatically disrupted the commerce and social activity of the region. Humphrey writes that between 1840 and 1905, yellow fever was such a burden on sou- commerce that it stopped trains and boaled up ports, prevmling the movement of basic mmchandise from the cities m he countryside. The introduction offers a concise summary of bow the sourhem hdth movement arose fram the inability of the medid community to understand or conml the discase and from public outrage over the epidemids continual threats m business, commerce, and life-style. Humphreys traces rhe history of the disease from r 840 until ~905, when Walter Reed and

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1996

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