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Epidemics, Empire, and Environments : Cholera in Madras and Quebec City, 1818-1910.

Author: Michael Zeheter
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016.
Series: Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environ.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout the nineteenth century, cholera was a global scourge. Its causes were bitterly disputed. What experts did agree on was that the environment played a crucial role. In this book, Michael  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Zeheter
ISBN: 0822944464 9780822944461
OCLC Number: 994403337
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction: Cholera and the Colonial State in Urban Environments; Part I. First Encounters; 1. Strategies of Treatment: Madras, 1818-1833; 2. Strategies of Control: Quebec City, 1832-1834; Part II. Integrating Sanitation; 3. Frequent Visitations: Quebec City, 1840-1854; 4. The Advent of Sanitarianism: Madras, 1840-1857; 5. Sanitary Consensus at Last: Madras, 1858-1883; Part III. Bacteriology and the Promise of Clarity; 6. Finding the Comma Bacillus: Bacteriology in Madras and Quebec City, 1865-1910. Conclusion: The Colonial State and the Elusive Consensus Regarding CholeraNotes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environ.
Other Titles: Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environ

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