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Disease in African history : an introductory survey and case studies / Mario Joaquim Azevedo [and others] ; edited by Gerald W. Hartwig and K. David Patterson.

; Hartwig, Gerald W ; Patterson, K. David (Karl David), 1941-
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1978.
ISBN 9780822304104, 0822304104

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Other Authors Azevedo, Mario Joaquim.
Hartwig, Gerald W.
Patterson, K. David 1941-
Subjects Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Diseases and history -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Diseases and history.
Epidemics -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History.
Epidemiology -- Africa -- History.
Épidémiologie -- Histoire.
History of Medicine -- Africa.
Medical geography -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History.
Medical geography.
Médecine -- Afrique -- Histoire.
Series Duke University Center for Commonwealth and Comparative Studies (Series) ; no. 44.
Description xiv, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-250) and index.
Contents The disease factor : an introductory overview / K. David Patterson and Gerald W. Hartwig -- Social consequences of epidemic diseases : the nineteenth century in Eastern Africa / Gerald W. Hartwig -- Man, milieu, and the disease factor : tick-borne relapsing fever in east Africa / Charles M. Good -- River blindness in northern Ghana, 1900-50 / K. David Patterson -- Epidemic disease among the Sara of southern Chad, 1940 / Mario Joaquim Azevedo -- Health and disease on the plantations of Cameroon, 1884-1939 / Mark W. DeLancy -- Increased intercommunication and epidemic disease in early colonial Ashanti / James W. Brown -- Louse-borne relapsing fever in Sudan, 1908-51 / Gerald W. Hartwig -- Bibliographical essay / K. David Patterson.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Africa, Sub-Saharan
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4607348
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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