xvii, 500 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
"This book examines America's experience with a wide range of quarantine practices over the past 400 years and explores the political, economic, immigration, and public health considerations that have prompted success or failure within the evolving roles of public health"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online version: Vidich, Charles, Germs at bay Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2021. 9781440878343 (DLC) 2020034373
9781440878343 (electronic book)