An American doctor's odyssey :adventures in forty-five countries /by Victor Heiser, M.D.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-319821

Description

viii, 544 pages : frontispiece (portrait) illustrations ; 25 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

Physicians
Public health
Tropical medicine.
Physicians.
Public Health.
Tropical Medicine.
Médecine tropicale.
Médecins États-Unis Biographies.
Santé publique Asie du Nord-Est.
Santé publique
Public health.

Originator

Heiser, Victor G. (Victor George), 1873-1972.

Contents

Just short of eternity -- The lame and the halt -- The promised land -- And bid the sickness cease -- Little brown brother -- Washing up the orient -- The black death -- Eat, drink, and be merry -- Water, water, everywhere -- Not with beat of drum -- For their own good -- The heavenly flower -- Alas and a lack -- The house of pain -- Prisoners of hope -- Dividends from philanthropy -- A drummer of ideas -- Much have I traveled -- Snakes in Eden -- The white man's last refuge -- Parasites lost and parasites regained -- Fish stories -- A great little people -- Picking up broken threads -- An ounce of prevention -- And make persuasion do the work of fear -- Hustling the east -- Pearl of great price -- pilgrim's progress -- Grant but memory.

Description

viii, 544 pages : frontispiece (portrait) illustrations ; 25 cm

Notes

"First edition."
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-110.401

Other People and Orgs

Rockefeller Foundation. International Health Board.
Rockefeller Foundation - International Health Board.

Material Type

Biography.

Places

United States
East Asia.
Philippines.
United States.
Asia.