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Main Title Brush with death : a social history of lead poisoning /
Author Warren, Christian.
Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 42393544
ISBN 0801862892 (alk. paper); 9780801862892 (alk. paper); 0801868203; 9780801868207
Subjects Lead poisoning--United States--History. ; Lead Poisoning--history--United States. ; Public Policy--United States. ; Sociology, Medical--United States. ; Lood. ; Vergiftiging. ; Sociale aspecten. ; Envenenamento--Estados unidos.
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EIAM  RA1231.L4W37 2000 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 01/18/2010
ERAM  RA1231.L4W37 2000 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 09/21/2001
ESAM  RA1231.L4W37 2000 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 01/13/2001
Collation xiv, 362 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-348) and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction : What's lead in the bone... -- 1. Plumbing the depths -- 2. Childhood lead poisoning before 1930 -- 3. Toxic purity : how the United States became a nation of white-leaders -- 4. Occupational lead poisoning in the progressive era -- 5. Protecting workers and profits in the lead industries -- 6. Company doctors on the job -- 7. Introducing leaded gasoline -- 8. Defining childhood lead poisoning as a disease of poverty -- 9. Urban physicians discover the silent epidemic -- 10. The screaming epidemic -- 11. Facing the consequences of leaded gasoline -- 12. The rise and fall of universal childhood lead screening -- 13. Regulating "low-level" lead poisoning -- Appendix: Reports on lead poisoning