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Dubos, Jean 1918-

Works: 1 works in 29 publications in 2 languages and 929 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works 
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Most widely held works by Jean Dubos
The White plague; tuberculosis, man and society by René J Dubos( Book )

29 editions published between 1952 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors examine the social aspects of the TB epidemic, along with some of the biological factors. They show how TB was romanticized, how it was portrayed as a demon coming to rob the healthy of life, and how it sparked scientific invention - in particular the stethoscope
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Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.40 for The White ... to 0.40 for The White ...)

The White plague; tuberculosis, man and society
Alternative Names
デュボス, ジーン