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The great white plague

Helen M. Gill

The great white plague

tuberculosis and the evolution of government responsibility for public health on Prince Edward Island, 1888-1931

by Helen M. Gill

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Published by University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown, P.E.I .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHelen M. Gill.
ContributionsUniversity of Prince Edward Island. Dept. of History
The Physical Object
Pagination89 leaves ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23792023M

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