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Title:
Tuberculosis
Author:
Ramen, Fred.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 2001.
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 9.1 1.0 46680.
ISBN:
9780823933495
Format :
Book

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Central Library RC310 .R35 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This book discusses the tragic impact tuberculosis has had on people, especially those in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe, including many famous artists and writers. It also traces the way in which the medical community came to understand and treat this deadly disease and how it continues to affect people even today.


Author Notes

Fred Ramen is a writer and computer programmer who lives in New York City. He is also the author of Individual Rights and Civic Responsibility: The Right to Freedom from Searches, and two titles-Influenza and Tuberculosis-in the series Epidemics: Deadly Diseases Throughout History for the Rosen Publishing Group. Fred's interests include the American Civil War, aikido, and the novels of Raymond Chandler. He was a semifinalist in the 1997 Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.


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