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Author Hardy, Anne, 1953- author.

Title Salmonella infections, networks of knowledge, and public health in Britain, 1880-1975 / Anne Hardy.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A scholarly history of food poisoning, telling of its discovery of food poisoning as a public health problem in the 1880s, of the discovery of pathways of infection and of the Salmonella family, and of the realisation that these organisms are deeply embedded in human and animal food chains and the subsequent importance of food hygiene.
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Subject Food poisoning -- Great Britain -- History.
Salmonella infections -- Great Britain -- History.
Public health -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Public health -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version 9780198704973
ISBN 9780191774058 (ebook)
0191774057 (ebook)