Table of contents for Water, race, and disease / Werner Troesken.

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Acknowledgments    xiii 
Preface  xv

1 Introduction  1

2 Waterborne Diseases  17

3 Sewers: When, Where, and to What Effect?  35

4 Typhoid Mary Meets Jim Crow: Stories from Memphis,
  Savannah, and Jacksonville  65

5 The Exception That Proves the Rule: Shaw, Mississippi  93

6 Water Filtration: Who Benefitted and Why  117

7 Verification  137

8 Further Tests  179 

9 Conclusions  201

Appendix. The Negro Mortality Project  209
Notes   221
References  237
Index  247


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: African Americans Health and hygiene History, African Americans Social conditions History, Waterborne infection Prevention United States History, Health and race United States History