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Author Wailoo, Keith
Title Drawing blood : technology and disease identity in twentieth-century America / Keith Wailoo
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RC641 W138 1999    MISSING    30530000688119
Edition Johns Hopkins paperbacks ed.
Descript xii, 288 p. ; 24 cm
Series The Henry E. Sigerist series in the history of medicine
Note Originally published in a hardcover edition by Basic Books, 1997
Includes bibliographical references and index
"Chlorosis" remembered : disease and the moral management of American women -- The rise and fall of splenic anemia : surgical identity and ownership of a blood disease -- Blood work : the scientific management of aplastic anemia and industrial poisoning -- The corporate "conquest" of pernicious anemia : technology, blood researchers, and the consumer -- Detecting "Negro blood" : black and white identities and the reconstruction of sickle cell anemia -- "The forces that are molding us" : the national politics of blood and disease after World War II -- Conclusion : disease identity in the age of technological medicine
Subject Anemia -- United States -- History
Anemia -- Social aspects -- United States
Anemia -- history -- United States
Technology, Medical -- history -- United States
Sociology, Medical -- United States
Technology Assessment, Biomedical -- United States
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