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Author Ngalamulume, Kalala J
Title Colonial pathologies, environment, and Western medicine in Saint-Louis-du-Senegal, 1867-1920 / Kalala Ngalamulume
Imprint New York : Peter Lang, c2012
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RC962.S36 N576 2012    AVAILABLE    30530001194810
Descript xiii, 246 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Society and politics in Africa ; v. 21
Society and politics in Africa ; v. 21
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-229) and index
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
Subject 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
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