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Plague and FireBattling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown$
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James C. Mohr

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195162318

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.001.0001

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The Government's Plague Fighters

The Government's Plague Fighters

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Plague and Fire

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This chapter introduces and offers background on the principal medical figures involved in this drama: Nathaniel B. Emerson, Francis R. Day, and Clifford B. Wood, the three American-trained physicians on the Board of Health; Duncan A. Carmichael, who represented the US Marine Hospital Service; and Walter Hoffman, the Honolulu city bacteriologist.

Keywords:   Nathaniel B. Emerson, Francis R. Day, Clifford B. Wood, Duncan A. Carmichael, Walter Hoffman, Honolulu, Marine Hospital Service, Board of Health

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