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Author Koch, Tom, 1949-

Title Disease maps : epidemics on the ground / Tom Koch.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.


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Physical description ix, 330p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-322) and index.
Contents The idea that is disease -- Moving forward: cartographies of disease -- Mapping symptoms, making disease -- Body and world: the sixteenth century -- Diseases in cities: the neighborhoods of plague -- The yellow fever thing -- Cholera: the exemplar -- "Asiatic cholera": India and then the world -- Bureaucratic cholera -- John Snow's cholera -- South London choleras: William Farr, John Snow, and John Simon -- Choleric Broad Street: the neighborhood disease -- Cholera, the exemplar -- The legacy and its future -- Cancer as cholera.
Subject Cholera -- History.
Epidemics -- History.
Medical geography -- Maps.
Medical geography -- Methodology.
Medical mapping -- History.
ISBN 0226449351 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226449357 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard Number (YBP)3539035