Disease in the popular American press the case of diphtheria, typhoid fever, and syphilis, 1870-1920 by Terra Diane Ziporyn

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States


  • Journalism, Medical -- United States -- History.,
  • Diseases -- Press coverage -- United States -- History.,
  • Diphtheria.,
  • Typhoid fever.,
  • Syphilis.

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Book details

StatementTerra Ziporyn.
SeriesContributions in medical studies,, no. 24
LC ClassificationsPN4784.M4 Z57 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2530118M
ISBN 100313260354
LC Control Number88005585

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This study explores the depiction of medical science to the American public through the medium of popular magazines in the period to To understand the impact of medical advances as conveyed by the popular press, Ziporyn examines articles on diphtheria, typhoid fever, and syphilis in major popular magazines of the by: Disease in the Popular American Press: The Case of Diphtheria, Typhoid Fever, and Syphilis, by Ziporyn, Terra.

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