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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


Choleric Confusion

Owen Whooley

in Knowledge in the Time of Cholera: The Struggle over American Medicine in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226017464
eISBN:
9780226017778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226017778.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the initial confusion surrounding cholera at the time of its first attack in Europe in 1831. It describes how the alternative medical sects transformed the cholera epidemic ... More


The Intellectual Politics Of Filth

Owen Whooley

in Knowledge in the Time of Cholera: The Struggle over American Medicine in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226017464
eISBN:
9780226017778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226017778.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the establishment of the Metropolitan Board of Health of New York City and the rise of public health prior to the 1866 cholera epidemic. The board ushered in a period of ... More


The Reign of Cholera (1832)

Marie-Hélène Huet

in The Culture of Disaster

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226358215
eISBN:
9780226358239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358239.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the yellow fever epidemic that spread through Barcelona in 1821, and the cholera epidemic which reached Western Europe and the United States in the 1830s. Commonly referred to ... More


Slavery, Emancipation, and Reproducing the Race

Juanita De Barros

in Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469616056
eISBN:
9781469617930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616056.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1860, Charles Buxton published an impassioned defence of emancipation at a time when growing numbers of Britons were condemning emancipation as a failure. Imperial officials also had increasingly ... More


The Epidemic

Benjamin Kingsbury

in An Imperial Disaster: The Bengal Cyclone of 1876

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190876098
eISBN:
9780190942946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876098.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

The inadequacy of the government’s disaster relief directly contributed to the terrible cholera epidemic that followed the storm. A lack of food, clean water, and shelter had left the people of the ... More


An Imperial Disaster: The Bengal Cyclone of 1876

Benjamin Kingsbury

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190876098
eISBN:
9780190942946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876098.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The storm came on the night of 31 October. It was a full moon, and the tides were at their peak; the great rivers of eastern Bengal were flowing high and fast to the sea. In the early hours the ... 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


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