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100 1  Davis, John P.,|eauthor 
245 10 Russia in the time of cholera :|bdisease under Romanovs 
       and Soviets /|cJohn P. Davis 
264  1 London :|bI.B. Tauris,|c2018 
264  4 |c©2018 
300    xvi, 314 pages :|billustrations, maps ;|c23 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
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336    cartographic image|bcri|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
490 1  The Library of Modern Russia ;|v7 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-309) and 
       index 
520 8  As the nineteenth century drew to a close and epidemics in
       western Europe were waning, the deadly cholera vibrio 
       continued to wreak havoc in Russia, outlasting the 
       Romanovs. Scholars have since argued that cholera 
       eventually fell prey to better sanitation and strict 
       quarantine under the Soviets, citing as evidence imperial 
       mismanagement, a ̀backward' tsarist medical system and 
       physicians' anachronistic environmental interpretations of
       the disease. Drawing on extensive archival research and 
       the so-called 'material turn' in historiography, however, 
       John P. Davis here demonstrates that Romanov-era 
       physicians' environmental approach to disease was not ill-
       grounded, nor a consequence of neo-liberal or populist 
       political leanings, but born of pragmatic scientific 
       considerations. The physicians confronted cholera in a 
       broad and sophisticated way, essentially laying the 
       foundations for the system of public health that the 
       Soviets successfully used to defeat cholera during the New
       Economic Policy (1922-1928). By focusing for the first 
       time on the conclusion of the cholera epoch in Russia, 
       Davis adds an indispensable layer of nuance to the 
       existing conception of Romanov Russia and its complicated 
       legacy in the Soviet period 
650  0 Cholera|zRussia|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Cholera|zRussia|xHistory|y20th century 
650  0 Diseases|zRussia|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Diseases|zRussia|xHistory|y20th century 
650  0 Medicine|zRussia|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Medicine|zRussia|xHistory|y20th century 
650  0 Public health|zRussia|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Public health|zRussia|xHistory|y20th century 
830  0 Library of modern Russia ;|v7 
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