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Twenty-six Portland place : the early years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Author: G C Cook
Publisher: London ; New York : Radcliffe Pub. ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A ground-breaking exploration of the early years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from its foundation in 1907 to its half-century in 1957.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G C Cook
ISBN: 9781846194856 1846194857
OCLC Number: 669754030
Description: viii, 597 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foundation of the Society. The Society established and Manson's presidency - 1907-9. Ross's presidency: 'from a very tender plant to a very vigorous tree' - 1909-11. The pre-war years (1911-14) and the Royal Society of Medicine's attempt to absorb the STMH. The Society during the Great War (1914-18). Early inter-war years (1919-20) - the Society becomes Royal. The 1920s: consolidation of the Society, but still no permanent base, and an unfortunate episode involving the Colonial Office. George Carmichael Low's presidency and removal to Manson House - 1929-33. The mid-1930s: the Society safely installed in its own house. The pre-World War II years. The Society during World War II (1939-45), and the future of clinical tropical medicine. The early post-war years - 1946-50. Completion of the Society's first half-century - in 1957. Epilogue to the Society's first half-century - 1907-57.
Responsibility: Gordon C Cook.
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