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Risse, Guenter B.: Plague, Fear, and Politics in San Francisco's Chinatown Research Files,
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Contains research files of Dr. Guenter B. Risse for his book, Plague, Fear, and Politics in San Francisco's Chinatown (c 2012, Johns Hopkins University Press).
Guenter B. Risse is a physician, historian, and professor emeritus of the history of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is also an affiliate professor at the University of Washington, Seattle. Besides Plague, Fear, and Politics in San Francisco's Chinatown, he authored Driven by Fear: Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco's House of Pestilence, Hospital Life in Enlightenment Scotland and Mending Bodies, Saving Souls: A History of Hospitals.
1 box (1 cubic foot)
Copyright for Guenter B. Risse's original documents retained by Risse until his passing. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist.
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours.