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Pox

An American History

Willrich, Michael

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Pox
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Chronicles how America's Progressive Era war on smallpox sparked one of the twentieth century's leading civil liberties battles, describing the views and tactics of anti-vaccine advocates who feared an increasingly large government.

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Published: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
ISBN: 1594202869
9781594202865
Branch Call Number: 614.521 WIL
Characteristics: 422 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.

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Dec 17, 2012
  • cfrost rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I heard this book reviewed on NPR following the book festival. It is wonderful! It narrates smallpox while intertwined with civil liberties, drug regulation, american imperialism, and medical sciences.
It's an extremely engaging read. Willrich leads readers through the jim crow south, the northeast citiies and tenements, and rural midwest between ventures to PR and the Philippians.

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