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Medical practice surrounding tuberculosis (TB) treatment in two nineteenth-century Scottish charitable hospitals reveals that in developing empirically-positioned constructs of this and related diseases, medical practitioners drew upon social assumptions about

Medical practice surrounding tuberculosis (TB) treatment in two nineteenth-century Scottish charitable hospitals reveals that in developing empirically-positioned constructs of this and related diseases, medical practitioners drew upon social assumptions about women and the working classes, thus reinforcing rather than shedding cultural notions of who becomes ill and why.

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    • 2013
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    • Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2013
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-275)
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    • Field of study: Anthropology

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    by Amy Walker Farnbach Pearson

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