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Author Brown, Julie K.

Title Health and medicine on display [electronic resource] : international expositions in the United States, 1876-1904 / Julie K. Brown.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 326 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Exposition infrastructure and exhibition display : an introduction -- Judging the progress of sanitary science : the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition -- Preventing fear and panic : the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition -- Occupying a vast camp : the 1901 Buffalo Pan-American Exposition -- Making a solemn protest : site and services at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition -- Presentations for the public eye : exhibits and exhibitors at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition.
Summary This work offers a book-length examination of how international expositions, through their exhibits and infrastructures, sought to demonstrate innovations in applied health and medical practice.
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Subject Public health -- United States -- Exhibitions -- History.
Medicine -- United States -- Exhibitions -- History.
Exhibitions -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Exhibitions -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Exhibits as Topic.
Public Health -- history.
Communicable Disease Control -- history.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
Military Medicine -- history.
Sanitation -- history.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Brown, Julie K. Health and medicine on display. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009 9780262026574 0262026570 (DLC) 2008041725 (OCoLC)257324626
ISBN 9780262258630 (electronic bk.)
0262258633 (electronic bk.)
9780262026574 (hardcover ; alk. paper)