A HIDEOUS MONSTER OF THE MIND: AMERICAN RACE THEORY IN THE EARLY REPUBLIC
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. 321 p.
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"Feverish Bodies, Enlightened Minds: Yellow Fever and Common-Sense Natural Philosophy in the Early American Republic, 1793-1805" Apel, Thomas (Georgetown University, 2012)From 1793 to 1805, yellow fever scourged the major port cities of the United States, devastating inhabitants in a series of terrifying epidemics. In this dissertation, I examine the efforts of a coterie of natural ...