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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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Description ix, 330 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 27 cm
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical mapping -- History.
Medical geography -- Maps.
Medical geography -- Methodology.
Epidemics -- History.
Cholera -- History.
Topography, Medical -- history.
Topography, Medical -- methods.
Epidemics -- history.
Cholera -- history.
LC no. 2010008809
ISBN 9780226449357 cloth alkaline paper
0226449351 cloth alkaline paper