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Author Lyons, Maryinez.

Title The colonial disease : a social history of sleeping sickness in northern Zaire, 1900-1940 / Maryinez Lyons
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992

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Description xiv, 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge history of medicine
ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Cambridge history of medicine.
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of maps -- List of plates -- List of tables -- Preface -- List of abbreviations -- 1. Disease and medicine in the history of Africa -- 2. From private empire to public colony -- 3. Mise en valeur: economic exploitation -- 4. Epidemiology and ecology of human sleeping sickness -- 5. 'The lure of the exotic': sleeping sickness, tropical medicine and imperilaism -- 6. Discovery: Liverpool scientists in the Congo -- 7. The campaign, part one: sleeping sickness and social medicine -- 8. The campaign, part two: the surveys and tensions -- 9. The African response -- 10. Public health, social engineering and African lives -- 11. Conclusion and legacy -- Appendices -- Notes -- Select Bibliography -- Index
Analysis Humans Trypanosomiasis History
Zaire
Humans Trypanosomiasis History
Zaire
Notes Paperback ed. published 2002
Revision of the author's Ph.D. thesis
Revision of the author's Ph.D. thesis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [296]-328) and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject African trypanosomiasis -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Epidemiology.
African trypanosomiasis -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History.
Social medicine -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History.
Trypanosomiasis, African -- epidemiology.
Trypanosomiasis, African -- history.
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Author American Council of Learned Societies.
LC no. 91000192
ISBN 0521403502 (hardback)
0521524520 (paperback)
OTHER TI ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2012023082