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RH-21055-92

SUNY Research Foundation, Stony Brook (Stony Brook, NY 11794-0001)
Nancy Tomes (Project Director: 10/22/1991 to present)

Spreading the Germ Theory of Disease

To support a study of the impact of the germ theory of disease on the American public that will analyze how concepts of infection were communicated and how they changed private hygienic behavior.

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Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Program:
Humanities, Science, and Technology

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$129,000 (approved)
$129,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1993 – 8/31/1997