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War's waste : rehabilitation in World War I America / Beth Linker.

  • Linker, Beth.
Date
2011
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Physical description

291 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references ( p. 249-275) and index.

Contents

The roots of rehabilitation -- The problem of the pensioner -- Reconstructing disabled soldiers -- A new female force -- Maximalist medicine at Walter Reed -- The limb lab and the engineering of manly bodies -- Propaganda and patient protest -- Rehabilitating the industrial army -- Walter Reed, then and now.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    IY.6.AA9
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780226482538
  • 0226482537