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War and Disease
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In this historical study, Leo B. Slater shows the roots and branches of an enormous drug development project during World War II. Fighting around the globe, American soldiers were at high risk for contracting malaria, yet quinine—a natural cure—became harder to acquire.

Table of Contents

  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. p. vii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-16
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  1. Chapter 1: Quinine and the Environment of Disease
  2. pp. 17-38
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  1. Chapter 2: Avian Malaria
  2. pp. 39-58
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  1. Chapter 3: New Drugs
  2. pp. 59-83
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  1. Chapter 4: Preparing for War
  2. pp. 84-108
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  1. Chapter 5: Cooperation and Coordination
  2. pp. 109-131
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  1. Chapter 6: Trust and Transition
  2. pp. 132-155
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  1. Chapter 7: Chloroquine, Wonder Drug
  2. pp. 156-176
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  1. Chapter 8: Lessons Learned
  2. pp. 177-196
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 197-242
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 243-250
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  1. About the Author
  2. p. 251
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