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Author Echenberg, Myron J.
Title Africa in the time of cholera [electronic resource] : a history of pandemics from 1817 to the present / Myron Echenberg.
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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 Electronic Book  RA644.C3 E24 2011eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 208 p.) : ill., map.
Series African studies ; 114
African studies series ; 114.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- pt. 1. The first six pandemics, 1817-1947. Cholera circles the globe -- Medical respnses -- Cholera ravages Sub-Saharan Africa: Senegambia, Ethiopia, and Zanzibar, 1821-1894 -- Cholera in North Africa and the Nile Valley: Tunisia, 1835-1868, and Egypt, 1823-1947 -- pt. 2. The seventh pandemic. Introduction: Cholera changes its face: Medical changes -- The seventh cholera pandemic in Africa -- Risk factors: environment and geography, armed conflicts, and the dispersal of refugees -- Risk factors: public health policy choices among stable and weak states -- Zimbabwe, portrait of cholera in a failed state -- Cholera today.
Subject Cholera -- Africa -- History -- 19th century.
Cholera -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Cholera -- Africa -- History -- 21st century.
Epidemics -- Africa -- History.
Collection Title eBook collection (EBSCO).
Related To Print version: Echenberg, Myron J. Africa in the time of cholera. Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011. 9781107001497 1107001498 9780521188203 0521188202 (DLC) 2010037101
ISBN 1139078194 (electronic bk.)
9781139078191 (electronic bk.)
9781107001497 (hardback)
1107001498 (hardback)
9780521188203 (pbk.)
0521188202 (pbk.)