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- DescriptionRabies was a constant threat in Victorian Britain and gripped popular imagination, t least because its human form, hydrophobia, produced a vile death with the mind and body out of control. This book explores the changing understanding of rabies amongst veterinarians, animal welfare campaigners, state officials, politicians and the public.
- Author BiographyNEIL PEMBERTON is a Research Associate in the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine at the University of Manchester, UK. He works on the history of deaf education and deaf people in Victorian England. He is currently writing a book on the history of noise in the Twentieth century. MICHAEL WORBOYS is Director of the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine at the University of Manchester, UK. He has worked on the history of science and imperialism, tropical medicine, and bacteriology. His recent publications include Spreading Germs: Disease Theories and Medical Practice in Britain, 1865-2000 and, with Sanjoy Bhattacharya and Mark Harrison, Fractured States: Smallpox, Public Health and Vaccination Policy in British India, 1800-1947.
- Author(s)Michael Worboys,Neil Pemberton
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication17/10/2007
- SubjectRegional History
- Series TitleScience, Technology and Medicine in Modern History
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight478 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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