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Author Armus, Diego.
Title The ailing city [electronic resource] : health, tuberculosis, and culture in Buenos Aires, 1870-1950 / Diego Armus.
Publication Info. Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2011.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents People with tuberculosis looking for cures -- From being sick to becoming a patient -- Unruly and well-adjusted patients -- The fight against tuberculosis and the culture of hygiene -- The obsession with contagion -- A disease of excesses -- Immigration, race, and tuberculosis -- A female disease -- Forging the healthy body : physical education, soccer, childhood, and tuberculosis -- Tuberculosis and regeneration : imagined cities, green spaces, and hygienic housing.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Tuberculosis -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- History.
Public health -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- History.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Armus, Diego Ailing city Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2011 9780822349990 082234999X (DLC) 2011015529
ISBN 9780822394198 (electronic bk.)
0822394197 (electronic bk.)
9780822349990 (cloth : alk. paper)
082234999X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822350125 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822350122 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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