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Author Cirillo, Vincent J.

Title Bullets and bacilli : the Spanish-American War and military medicine / Vincent J. Cirillo.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.8975 C496b 2004    ---  Available
Description xiv, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Revision of thesis (doctoral)--Rutgers University, 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-226) and index.
Contents Uncle Sam's "splendid little war" -- The Army and the Army Medical Department -- The Army Medical Department at war -- Typhoid fever in the national encampments -- The "round robin" letter, the Dodge Commission, and the search for scapegoats -- Outcomes of the war -- Reprise : typhoid fever in the Anglo-Boer War -- Conclusion.
Subject Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Medical care.
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Health aspects.
Medicine, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Military Medicine -- history -- United States.
History, 19th Century -- United States.
Radiography -- utilization -- United States.
Typhoid Fever -- prevention & control -- United States.
ISBN 0813533392 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101198153

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