Franklin: Record - Colonial pathologies, environment, and Western medicine in Saint-Louis-du-Senegal, 1867-1920 / Kalala Ngalamulume.

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Colonial pathologies, environment, and Western medicine in Saint-Louis-du-Senegal, 1867-1920 / Kalala Ngalamulume.

Author/Creator:
Ngalamulume, Kalala J.
Publication:
New York : Peter Lang, c2012.
Series:
Society and politics in Africa ; v. 21.
Society and politics in Africa ; vol. 21
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Medical subjects:
Tropical Medicine -- history -- Senegal.
Acclimatization -- Senegal.
Colonialism -- history -- Senegal.
Communicable Disease Control -- history -- Senegal.
Epidemics -- history -- Senegal.
History, 19th Century -- Senegal.
History, 20th Century -- Senegal.
Tropical Climate -- adverse effects -- Senegal.
Subjects:
Tropical medicine -- Senegal -- History.
Tropical medicine -- Social aspects -- Senegal -- History.
Public health -- Senegal -- History -- 19th century.
Epidemics -- Social aspects -- Senegal -- History.
France -- Colonies -- Africa, French-speaking West -- Social conditions.
French -- Senegal -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
Introduction: Setting, themes, and conceptual perspectives
The making of a colonial city
The "white man's disease": the great yellow fever epidemics, 1867-1900
The black man's disease": cholera and social inequality, 1868-1899
A conflict of interests among commerce, competing conceptions of public health, and civil liberties, 1882-1901
The scientific missions to Senegal and Brazil and the new paradigm, 1901-1912
Plague and violence in Saint-Louis-du-Senegal, 1917-1920
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-229) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9781433114991 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1433114992 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781453908136 (e-book)
1453908137 (e-book)
Publisher no.:
99951585969
Web link:
The Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund Home Page
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