Shadows in the Valley

Shadows in the Valley

A Cultural History of Illness, Death, and Loss in New England, 1840-1916

Book - 2010
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Alan Swedlund examines the history of mortality in several small communities in western Massachusetts from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth century--from just before the acceptance of the germ theory of disease through the early days of public health reform in the United States. --from publisher description
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2010
ISBN: 9781558497191
1558497196
9781558497207
155849720X
Branch Call Number: 614.4274 SWEDLUND
Characteristics: xiii, 246 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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