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dc.contributor.authorDehner, George
dc.identifier.citationGeorge Dehner. Book review: Driven by Fear: Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco’s House of Pestilence. History of Emotions Series. By Guenter B. Risse . Foreword by Peter N. Sterns . (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016. xvi + 300 pp. Illustrations, notes, indexen_US
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dc.description.abstractRisse, who counts the William H. Welch Medal (1988) and Lifetime Achievement Award (2005) from the American Association for the History of Medicine among his many accolades, again focuses his analytical eye on late nineteenth/early twentieth century San Francisco to examine the mix of “psychological, ideological and pragmatic reasons” for isolating the sick from the well which lays at the “junction of biology, culture, politics, race, and nativism.”1 Part of the University of Illinois Press’ new series on the role of emotion in history, the book is comprised of two parts loosely joined together.en_US
dc.publisherOxford University Pressen_US
dc.titleBook review: Driven by Fear: Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco's House of Pestilence. History of Emotions Seriesen_US
dc.typeBook reviewen_US
dc.rights.holder© The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Western History Association. All rights reserved.en_US

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