Fungal Disease in Britain and the United States 1850-2000: Mycoses and Modernity

Fungal Disease in Britain and the United States 1850-2000: Mycoses and Modernity

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by A. Homei, M. Worboys
     
 

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This book is open access under a CC BY license. The narrative of 20th-century medicine is the conquering of acute infectious diseases and the rise in chronic, degenerative diseases. The history of fungal infections does not fit this picture. This book charts the path of fungal infections from the mid 19th century to the dawn of the 21st century.

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This book is open access under a CC BY license. The narrative of 20th-century medicine is the conquering of acute infectious diseases and the rise in chronic, degenerative diseases. The history of fungal infections does not fit this picture. This book charts the path of fungal infections from the mid 19th century to the dawn of the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781137377012
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/11/2013
Series:
Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History Series
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Aya Homei is a Wellcome Trust Fellow at the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester, UK. She is currently working on a new book, Family Planning, Health Promotion and Global Medicine, 1945-1995: The Activities of Japanese Health Campaigners around the World (forthcoming).

Michael Worboys is Director of the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, UK. He works on the history of infectious diseases and has recently published, with Neil Pemberton, Rabies in Britain: Dogs, Disease and Culture, 1830-2000 (Palgrave 2012).

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