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Doctors at the borders : immigration and the rise of public health / Michael C. LeMay.

  • LeMay, Michael C., 1941-
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"A unique resource for the general public and students interested in immigration and public health, this book presents a comprehensive history of public health and draws 10 key lessons for current immigration and health policymakers"--

"This text examines the impact of immigration and dissects the legal and illegal immigration impacts on American policy and politics in future decades"--


Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015]

Physical description

xviii, 261 pages ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-252) and index.


Age of Mass Migration, 1820-1920 -- The Period of Pandemics -- The Angel Island Quarantine/Immigration Station, 1891-1946 --The Ellis Island Station -- The New Orleans Station -- Ten Lessons Learned.


  • English

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    History of Medicine EH.E


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  • 9781440840241
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