Resources for Learning about Tuberculosis


  • Helen Bynum, Spitting Blood. The History of Tuberculosis (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).
  • Christian McMillen, Discovering Tuberculosis. A Global History since 1900 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015).
  • Katherine Ott, Fevered Lives. Tuberculosis in American Culture Since 1870 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996).
  • Samuel Kelton Roberts, Jr., Infectious Fear. Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009).
  • Barbara Rosencrantz, ed., From Consumption to Tuberculosis. A Documentary History (New York: Garland, 1994).
  • Sheila M. Rothman, Living in the Shadow of Death. Tuberculosis and the Social Experience of Illness in American History (New York: Basic Books, 1994).

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