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Author Barnes, David S.

Title The great stink of Paris and the nineteenth-century struggle against filth and germs [electronic resource] / David S. Barnes.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 314 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- "Not everything that stinks kills" : odors and germs on the streets of Paris, 1880 -- The santiarian's legacy, or how health became public -- Taxonomies of transmission : local etiologies and the equivocal triumph of germ theory -- Putting germ theory into practice -- Toward a cleaner and healthier republic -- Odors and "infection," 1880 and beyond -- The legacy of the twentieth century.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Social medicine -- Europe -- History.
Social medicine -- France -- History.
Diseases -- Europe -- History.
Diseases -- France -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0801883490 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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