Pox

An American History

by Michael Willrich

Hardcover, 422 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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Pox
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An American History
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Michael Willrich

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Chronicles the lesser-known history of how America's Progressive Era war on smallpox sparked one of the 20th century's leading civil liberties battles, describing the views and tactics of anti-vaccine advocates who feared an increasingly large government.