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Author Ngalamulume, Kalala J.

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

Published New York : Peter Lang, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  616.988309663 NGAL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 246 pages : illustrations ' ; 24 cm.
Series Society and politics in Africa ; v. 21.
Society and politics in Africa ; v. 21.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Tropical medicine -- Senegal -- History.
Tropical medicine -- Social aspects -- Senegal -- History.
Public health -- Senegal -- History -- 19th century.
Epidemics -- Social aspects -- Senegal -- History.
French -- Senegal -- History -- 19th century.
France -- Colonies -- Africa, French-speaking West -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9781433114991 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781453908136 (ebook)