Discovering Tuberculosis: A Global History, 1900 to the Present

Discovering Tuberculosis: A Global History, 1900 to the Present

by Christian W. McMillen

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ISBN-13: 9780300190298
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Christian W. McMillen is an associate professor of history at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Making Indian Law: The Hualapai Land Case and the Birth of Ethnohistory. He lives in Charlottesville, VA.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Part 1 Discovery, 1900?1945

1 The Rise of Race 15

2 The Fall of Race 37

Part 2 Control, 1935?1975

3 The Challenge of TB 59

4 Preventing TB: American Indians and BCG Vaccine 71

5 BCG Goes Global 84

6 Questioning BCG: Mass Resistance in India 91

7 Faith, Failure, and the BCG Vaccine 110

8 Curing TB: Antibiotics, Drug Resistance, and Compliance in Keyna 119

9 The Lost Promise of Antibiotics 138

Part 3 Failure, 1975 to the Present

10 The Making of the HIV/TB Pandemic 171

11 Prevention, Cure, and the Search for the Cheapest Solution 186

12 Prevention versus Cure: The Neglect of HIV/TB and Multidrug-Resistant TB 202

Conclusion 214

Notes 231

Index 329

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