*The Museum of Health Care does not condone all of the messages and information contained in each of the following texts. This list has been compiled as a reference only.
History – General
- Abel, Emily. Tuberculosis and the Politics of Exclusion: a history of public-health and migration to Los Angeles. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2007.
- Barnes, David S. The Making of a Social Disease: Tuberculosis in nineteenth-century France. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.
- Bates, Barbara. Bargaining for Life. A social history of tuberculosis, 1876-1938. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.
- Bryder, Linda. Below the Magic Mountain: A social history of tuberculosis in twentieth-century Britain. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.
- Bynum, Helen. Spitting blood: The history of tuberculosis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
- Byrne, Katherine. Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
- Chretien, Jacques. Tuberculosis. The Illustrated history of a disease. Vol. 1. Translated by Clare Pierard. Béthune, France: Hauts de France Editions, 1998.
- Condrau, Flurin and Michael Worboys, eds. Tuberculosis Then and Now. Perspectives on the History of an Infectious Disease. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010.
- Connolly, Cynthia A. Saving Sickly Children: The tuberculosis preventorium in American life, 1909-1970. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2008.
- Cummins, S. Lyle. Tuberculosis in History. London: Balliere, Tindall and Cox, 1949.
- Dormandy, Thomas. The White Death: A history of tuberculosis. New York: New York University Press, 2000.
- Draus, Paul. Consumed in the City: Observing tuberculosis at century’s end. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004.
- Dubos, René and Jean Dubos. The White Plague. Tuberculosis, Man and Society. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1953.
- Feldberg, Georgina D. Disease and Class: Tuberculosis and the shaping of Modern American society. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
- Ryan, Frank. The forgotten plague: How the battle against tuberculosis was won – and lost. Toronto: Little, 1993.
- Gandy, Matthew and Alimuddin Zumla, eds. The Return of the White Plague: Global poverty and the ‘new’ tuberculosis. London: Verso, 2003.
- Keers, R. Y. Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A journey down the centuries. London: Balliere Tindall, 1978.
- Koch, Erin. Free Market Tuberculosis: Managing epidemics in Post-Soviet Georgia. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2013.
- Lawlor, Clark. Consumption and Literature: The making of the Romantic disease. Houndsmills, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2006.
- Olson, Steve and Rebecca A. English. Facing the reality of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in India: Challenges and potential solutions. Washington: National Academies Press, 2012.
- Ott, Katherine. Fevered Lives: Tuberculosis in American culture since 1870. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996.
- Packard, Randall M. White Plague, Black Labor: Tuberculosis and the political economy of health and disease in South Africa. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.
- Pringle, Peter. Experiment Eleven: dark secrets behind the discovery of a wonder drug. New York: Walker Publications, 2012.
- Roberts, Charlotte A. and Jane E. Buikstra. The Bioarcheology of Tuberculosis: A global view on a reemerging disease. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2003.
- Rosenkrantz, Barbara G., ed. From Consumption to Tuberculosis: a documentary history. New York: Garland, 1994.
- Rothman, Sheila M. Living in the Shadow of Death: Tuberculosis and the social experience of illness in American history. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
- Shaw, Anne and Carole Reeves. The Children of Craig-Y-Nos: Life in a Welsh tuberculosis sanatorium, 1922-1959. London: Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, 2009.
- Smith, Barry. “Gullible’s Travails: Tuberculosis and Quackery, 1890-1930.” Journal of Contemporary History 20 n.4 (1985): 733-756.
- Smith, F. B. The Retreat of Tuberculosis 1850-1950. London: Croom Helm, 1988.
- Teller, Michael E. The Tuberculosis Movement: A public health campaign in the Progressive Era. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988.
- Waksman, Selman A. The Conquest of Tuberculosis. London: Robert Hale Ltd., 1964.
History – Canada
- Barton, Ellen. Driven by a Dream. The Story of Ongwanada 1948-1998: From sanatorium to community living. Kingston, ON: Quarry Press, 1998.
- Connor, J. T. H. A Heritage of Healing: The London Health Association and its hospitals, 1909-1987. London: London Health Association, 1990.
- Côté, Louise. En Garde! Les représentations de la tuberculose au Québec dans la première moitié du XXe siècle. Québec: Les presses de l’Université Laval, 2000.
- Flannigan, Clara Raina and Anne Raina. Clara’s Rib: A true story of a young girl growing up in a tuberculosis hospital. Printed in Canada, 2011.
- Grzybowski, Stefan and Edward A. Allen. “Tuberculosis: 2. History of the disease in Canada." Canadian Medical Association Journal 160 n.7 (1999): 1025-1028.
- Grygier, Pat Sandiford. A Long Way from Home: The tuberculosis epidemic among the Inuit. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1994.
- Hodgson, Corinne. “The social and political implications of tuberculosis among native Canadians.” Canadian Revue of Sociology and Anthropology 19 n.4 (1982): 502-512.
- Kirk-Montgomery, Allison and Shelley McKellar. Medicine and Technology in Canada, 1900-1950. Ottawa: Canada Science and Technology Museum, 2008.
- Malissard, Pierrick. “La longue controverse de la vaccination antituberculeuse au Canada: le bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG), 1925-1975.” Canadian bulletin of medical history 15 n.1 (1998): 87-128.
- McCuaig, Katherine. “’From Social Reform to Social Service.’ The changing role of volunteers: the Anti-Tuberculosis Campaign, 1900-1930.” Canadian Historical Review, 61 (1980): 480-501.
- McCuaig, Katherine. The Weariness, the Fever, and the Fret: The campaign against tuberculosis in Canada, 1900-1950. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1999.
- Mierau, Maurice. Memoir of a Living Disease: Dr. Earl Hershfield and tuberculosis in Manitoba. Winnipeg: Great Plains Publications, 2005.
- Pepperell, Caitlin S. et al. “Dispersal of Mycobacterium tuberculosis via the Canadian fur trade.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 n.16 (2011): 6526-6531.
- Wherett, George Jasper. The Miracle of the Empty Beds: A history of Tuberculosis in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1977.
- Alvarez, Gonzalo G. et al. “A comparative examination of tuberculosis immigration medical screening programs from selected countries with high immigration and low tuberculosis incidence rates.” BMC Infectious Diseases 11 n.3 (2011): 12p.
- Coker, Richard J. From Chaos to Coercion: Detention and the control of tuberculosis. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000.
- Lerner, Barron H. Contagion and Confinement: Controlling tuberculosis along the Skid Row. Baltimore: Hopkins Fulfillment Service, 1998.
- Farmer, Paul. Infections and Inequalities: The Modern plagues. Updated edition. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.
- Farmer, Paul. Pathologies of Power: Health, human rights, and the new war on the poor. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.
- Farmer, Paul. “Social Scientists and the New Tuberculosis.” Social Science of Medicine 44 n.3 (1997): 347-358.
- Government of Canada. The Way Forward: Addressing the Elevated Rates of Tuberculosis infection in On Reserve First Nations and Inuit Communities. June 2010, 40th Parliament, 3rd Session.
- Greenaway, Christina et al. “Tuberculosis: evidence review for newly arriving immigrants and refugees.” Canadian Medical Association Journal 183 n.12 (2011): E939-E951.
- Menzies, Dick. “Screening immigrants to Canada for tuberculosis: Chest radiography or tuberculin skin testing?” Canadian Medical Association Journal 169 n. 10 (2003): 1035-1036.
- Sachdeva, Herveen. "Ontario Medical Association Health Policy Report: Tuberculosis: Forgetting Again." Ontario Medical Review (Jan. 2006): 21-34.
- Saussy, Haun, ed. Paul Farmer – Partner to the Poor: A Paul Farmer reader. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010.
- Selgelid, Michael J. “Ethics, Tuberculosis and Globalization.” Public Health Ethics 1 n.1 (2008): 10-20.
- Thomas, Roger E. and Brian Gushulak. “Screening and treatment of immigrants and refugees to Canada for tuberculosis: Implications for the experience of Canada and other industrialized countries.” Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases 6 n.5 (1995): 246-255.
- Uppaluri, Aparna et al. “Effectiveness of the Immigration Medical Surveillance Program for Tuberculosis in Ontario.” Canadian Journal of Public Health 93 n.2 (2002): 88-91.
- Brock, Thomas D. Robert Koch: A life in medicine and bacteriology. Washington: ASM Press, 1999.
- Houston, C. Stuart. R.G. Ferguson: Crusader against tuberculosis. Toronto: Hannah Institute and Dundurn Press, 1991.
- Koch, Robert. The Aetiology of Tuberculosis. New York: National Tuberculosis Association, 1932.
- Lung Association of Canada “Canada’s Role in Fighting Tuberculosis”
- The Saranac Laboratory – Historic Saranac Lake
- CBC Archives – TB related clips
- Winnipeg Free Press “The Forgotten Disease”
- Government of Canada, Healthy Canadians Tuberculosis page
- Public Health Agency of Canada
- Canadian Public Health Agency
- Medecins Sans Frontieres – TB related projects
- Medecins Sans Frontieres – TB&Me Blogs
- World Health Organization
- Stop TB initiative
- Stop TB Canada
- Global Alliance for TB Drug Development
- Foundation to Improve New Diagnostics
- Critical Path Institute
- The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Junior/Teen – Fiction and Non-Fiction
- Barrett, Andrea. The air we breathe: a novel. New York: W.W. Norton, 2007.
- Patterson, Kevin. Consumption: a novel. Toronto: Random House Canada, 2006.
- Pullinger, Kate. The mistress of nothing. Toronto: McArthur & Co., 2009.
- Aaseng, Nathan. The disease fighters: Nobel Prizes in medicine. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., 1987.
- Aronin, Miriam. Tuberculosis: The White Plague! New York: Bearport Publishing, 2010.
- Barnard, Bryn. Outbreak: plagues that changed history. New York: Crown Publishers, 2005.
- Brooks, Martha. Queen of Hearts. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2010.
- Graff, Nancy Price. Taking Wing. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
- Mayles, Marsha. Breathing Room. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2012.
- Murphy, Jim and Alison Blank. Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the never-ending search for a cure. New York: Clarion Books, 2012.
- Ce qu’il faut pour vivre / The Necessities of Life. Montreal: Films Séville, 2009.
- Some things that stay. Montreal: Alliance Atlantis, 2005.