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Title Disease and medical care in the mountain West : essays on region, history, and practice / edited by Martha L. Hildreth & Bruce T. Moran.
Imprint Reno : University of Nevada Press, 1998.

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Series Wilbur S. Shepperson series in history and humanities
Wilbur S. Shepperson series in history and humanities (Unnumbered)
Subject Medicine -- West (U.S.) -- History.
History of Medicine -- Northwestern United States.
Alt Name Hildreth, Martha Lee.
Moran, Bruce T.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 154 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-139) and index.
Note Print version record.
English.
ISBN 0874173817 (electronic bk.)
9780874173819 (electronic bk.)
0874173043 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 45731485
Additional Format Print version: Disease and medical care in the mountain West. Reno : University of Nevada Press, 1998 0874173043 (DLC) 97026959 (OCoLC)37211360
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Todd Savitt 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction / Martha L. Hildreth, Bruce T. Moran 
1The Significance of Regions in American Medical History / Ronald L. Numbers1
2Steaming Saints: Mormons and the Thomsonian Movement in Nineteenth-Century America / Thomas J. Wolfe18
3Suicide in the Nevada Hinterlands: A Cultural Perspective / Marie I. Boutte29
4White Father Medicine and the Blackfeet, 1855-1955: Native American Health and the Department of the Interior / Diane D. Edwards43
5The Scientific Construction of New Diseases: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and AIDS as Comparative Case Studies / Victoria A. Harden59
6"Many Have Died and Others Must": The Silicosis Epidemic in Western Hardrock Mining, 1900-1925 / Alan Derickson72
7Frontier Nursing: The Deaconess Experience in Montana, 1890-1960 / Pierce C. Mullen82
8Chinese Medicine on the "Gold Mountain": Tradition, Adaptation, and Change / Paul D. Buell95
 Notes111
 Contributors141
 Index143


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