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Cholera in London and Urban Tree Canopy in Baltimore: Linking Science and Decision Making Through Patch Dynamics

J. Morgan Grove, Mary L. Cadenasso, Steward T. A. Pickett, Gary E. Machlis, and William R. Burch

in The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300101133
eISBN:
9780300217865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101133.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter presents two examples to illustrate the utility of a patch dynamics approach for decision making: London's cholera epidemic of 1854 and Baltimore's urban tree canopy goal and ... More


Plague Comes to Manchuria

William C. Summers

in The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910-1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300183191
eISBN:
9780300184761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300183191.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers plague and its periodic pandemics to set the scene for the specific conditions, local contexts, and scientific advances that were part of the Manchurian plague of 1910–1911. It ... More


The Plague

William C. Summers

in The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910-1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300183191
eISBN:
9780300184761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300183191.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how plague affected the three major cities, each with a different culture and background, as well as the intervening hinterlands. At the beginning of the epidemic, the Russian ... More


The International Plague Conference and Its Aftermath

William C. Summers

in The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910-1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300183191
eISBN:
9780300184761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300183191.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the accounts of the International Plague Conference in Mukden. Its assessment is undertaken both as a window on the scientific, medical, and public health knowledge at the time, ... More


The Plague's Origin: Disease Ecology

William C. Summers

in The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910-1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300183191
eISBN:
9780300184761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300183191.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores historical controversies surrounding the biology of the plague and its origins in Northeast China and Central Asia. It discusses how, since the great Manchurian plague first ... More


Overview of HIV Prevention Programs in Developing Countries

Michael H. Merson and Julia M. Dayton

in Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087512
eISBN:
9780300128222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087512.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter provides an overview of the epidemiology of HIV infection and evaluates HIV programs in developing countries. It first reports recent estimates of the extent of HIV infection and AIDS ... More


Implications of Economic Evaluations for National HIV Prevention Policy Makers

David R. Holtgrave and Steven D. Pinkerton

in Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087512
eISBN:
9780300128222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087512.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Policy makers in federal, state, local, and community levels that are involved in HIV prevention planning require answers to key questions so that their decisions are based on scientifically sound ... More


Statistical Issues in HIV Prevention

Ron Brookmeyer

in Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087512
eISBN:
9780300128222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087512.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the key statistical issues that emerge in the design and analysis of HIV prevention studies. It focuses on the strengths and limitations of various study designs including ... More


Health Policy Modeling: Epidemic Control, HIV Vaccines, and Risky Behavior

Sally Blower, Katia Koelle, and John Mills

in Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087512
eISBN:
9780300128222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087512.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the obstacles to HIV vaccine development and reviews vaccine strategies currently under development. It discusses HIV epidemic control models as health policy tools. These ... More


A Decade of Crises

Nigel Smith

in Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112214
eISBN:
9780300168396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112214.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter chronicles the crises that occurred and took place during Andrew Marvell's life, particularly during his seven years at Cambridge, while the other members of his family still lived at ... More


George Sand Is Born

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter describes excitement about Aurore's new novel Indiana, which swept over Paris in the spring of 1832. Unfortunately, her novel came at a time when the capital was facing a massive cholera ... More


“Such Confusion As I Never Dreamt”: Indigenous Reasonings in an Unreasonable City, 1766–1785

Coll Thrush

in Indigenous London: Native Travelers at the Heart of Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300206302
eISBN:
9780300224863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206302.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how the the combination of animal domestication and widespread urbanization across Europe, Asia, and Africa had led to the development of epidemic diseases against which ... More


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