Brisbane Diseased: Contagions, Cures and Controversy
23cm x 16cm. xiii, 349 pages, black and white illustrations. Illustrated wrappers.
Brisbane History Group Papers No. 25. “..explores the fascinating history of disease in Brisbane and its surrounds. A number of the papers were presented in July 2015 at a Brisbane History Group seminar, also entitled ‘Brisbane Diseased’, that was held at the Marks-Hirschfeld Museum of Medical History. Written by doctors, academics and others with special expertise in medical history, the chapters look at the controversies arising out of urban contagions and the attempts to cure them.” (publisher’s blurb)
. New Book.