Yellow Fever: Medicine in the Western Hemisphere
This course provides a series of modules that discuss yellow fever, disease, the building of the Panama Canal, and health care in the U.S. South and throughout the hemisphere. History teachers could include this course or individual modules from this selection in sections covering the development of the West in the late nineteenth century, urban society in the late nineteenth century, and the emergence of the U.S. as a power in the early twentieth century. Topics and themes include economic transformations, demographic changes, health care, and medicine.
Seglie, AnaMaria, Adams, Carolyn, Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena, et al.. "Yellow Fever: Medicine in the Western Hemisphere." (2011) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/113136.