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Bibliography

Visual Culture and Public Health (Introduction)

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Berger, Maurice, ed. Modern Art and Society: An Anthology of Social and Multicultural Readings. New York: Harper Collins, 1994.

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Infectious Disease

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Martin, Emily. Flexible Bodies: Tracking Immunity in American Culture -- From the Days of Polio to the Age of AIDS. Boston: Beacon Press, 1994.

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Environmental Health

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Anti-Smoking Campaigns

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HIV/AIDS

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