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AIDS in the UK: The Making of Policy, 1981-1994

Virginia Berridge

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204725
eISBN:
9780191676376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Fifteen years ago the AIDS ‘epidemic’ did not exist on the public agenda. In just over a decade the public and official response to the disease has resulted in the development of a whole network of ... More


Native Americans and Europeans in English America, 1500–1700

Peter C. Mancall

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The animosity toward Indians evident in clerical writings reflected the poisoning of relations between Europeans and Native Americans that had taken place in North America since the 1580s. The ... More


Introduction

Anne Hardy

in The Epidemic Streets: Infectious Diseases and the Rise of Preventive Medicine 1856–1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203773
eISBN:
9780191675966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203773.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The epidemic streets haunted nineteenth-century Britain. From them, the Victorians feared, epidemic diseases would escape to ravage the rest of society. The contributions of epidemiology, and of the ... More


Whooping Cough

Anne Hardy

in The Epidemic Streets: Infectious Diseases and the Rise of Preventive Medicine 1856–1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203773
eISBN:
9780191675966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203773.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Whooping cough is an unpromising subject with which to open the argument of this book, for it was the only one of the major infectious diseases that failed to arouse any substantial preventive ... More


“Only Matched in Times of Famine and Plague”: Life and Death in the Concentration Camps

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines inmate life inside the Anglo-Boer War concentration camps. Native African refugees were segregated into a system of labor camps while British officials developed a form of ... 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


Concentrated Humanity: The Management and Anatomy of Colonial Camps, c. 1900

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Plague and famine camps emerged from different contingencies, but they presented similar problems in disciplining large concentrations of unruly and unhygienic colonial subjects. This chapter ... More


Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Richard Lawton and Robert Lee (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313837
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book brings together ten original papers on the population dynamics and development of Western European port cities. In a substantial overview chapter, the editors examine ‘Port Development and ... More


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