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“I Believe God Is With Us.”: Letters 49 through 61 Letters 49 through 61 April 1862 through August 1862

Guy R. Everson and Edward H. Simpson

in “far, Far From Home”: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson Third South Carolina Volunteers

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086645
eISBN:
9780199853946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086645.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Dick and Tally Simpsonsʼ wartime letters to their family in South Carolina dated from April to August 1862. These letters contained nothing specific except that Tally made the ... More


Typhus

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/9780198203773.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Typhus is caused by Rickettsia prowazeki, one of a distinct genus of organisms, and appears to be invariably louse-borne among human beings. Like dysentery, it appears wherever poverty, crowding, and ... More


Chapter I

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0055
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author discusses his birth and parentage, the death of his father, how his mother finds an asylum with his uncle, famine and the persecution of his cousins, his mischievous habits, the tank of ... More


The Brothers’ War, 1183

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Henry the Young King's war with his younger brother Richard for control of Aquitaine. It first considers the Young King's quarrel with Richard over the latter's construction ... More


Parasites and Worms

Robert Serafino Wani

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

A parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host and gets its food from or at the expense of its host. Worms or helminths either live as parasites or free of a host in aquatic and terrestrial ... More


Gastro-intestinal, Hepatic, Pancreatic, and Biliary Infections

Anna Riddell and C. Y. William Tong

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0041
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

The gastro-intestinal tract (GIT) hosts the most numerous and diverse reservoir of microbes in humans. There is increasing interest in the relationship between the GIT microbiome and human health. ... More


New England, the Nation, and Us

John T. Cumbler

in Reasonable Use: The People, the Environment, and the State, New England 1790-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138139
eISBN:
9780197561683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138139.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Sylvester Judd died in 1860 at seventy years of age, just before he completed his history of Hadley, Massachusetts. Judd had lived through the transformation of his community from a small rural ... More


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