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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
Humans Trypanosomiasis History
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)