Goldberger's War: The Life and Work of a Public Health Crusader

Goldberger's War: The Life and Work of a Public Health Crusader

by Alan M. Kraut
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0809016370

ISBN-13: 9780809016372

Pub. Date: 09/01/2004

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Goldberger's War chronicles one of the U.S. Public Health Service's most renowned heroes--an immigrant Jew who trained as a doctor at Bellevue, became a young recruit to the federal government's health service, and ended an American plague. He did so by defying conventional wisdom, experimenting on humans, and telling the South precisely what it didn't want

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Goldberger's War chronicles one of the U.S. Public Health Service's most renowned heroes--an immigrant Jew who trained as a doctor at Bellevue, became a young recruit to the federal government's health service, and ended an American plague. He did so by defying conventional wisdom, experimenting on humans, and telling the South precisely what it didn't want to hear.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809016372
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)

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