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Sleeping Sickness and the Ordering of the South

Heather Bell

in Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at disease control in a part of Sudan that was arguably the Gezira's polar opposite. Located at the heart of the country, the Gezira was an environment ordered, although never ... More


Contagions and Camps: The Sleeping Sickness Campaigns, 1901–1910

in Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778138
eISBN:
9780804781053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778138.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the development of policies to combat sleeping sickness in British, Belgian, and German colonies in East Africa. It argues that even though policy-making was carried out within ... More


Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930

Deborah Neill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778138
eISBN:
9780804781053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778138.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores how European doctors and scientists worked together across borders to establish the new field of tropical medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The book ... More


A Legacy of Embitterment: World War I and Its Impact on Transnational Tropical Medicine

in Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778138
eISBN:
9780804781053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778138.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores some aspects of the changed relationship between France, Britain, and Germany after 1918 and how it affected transnational tropical medicine. It focuses on sleeping sickness in ... More


Conclusion

Heather Bell

in Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Embroiled in the detail of medical training programmes and disease control efforts, it is easy to lose sight of the fact that the boundaries of colonial medicine in Sudan expanded in some very basic ... More


Paul Ehrlich's Colonial Connections: Sleeping Sickness Drug Therapy Research, 1903–1914

in Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778138
eISBN:
9780804781053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778138.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks more closely at sleeping sickness drug therapy research, specifically the collaborative network created by Paul Ehrlich in Africa. It focuses specifically on his relationships with ... More


Colonial Medicine at the Paris Faculty of Medicine

Michael A. Osborne

in The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226114521
eISBN:
9780226114668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226114668.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter treats the organization of civilian colonial medical instruction at the Paris Faculty of Medicine. A central figure in this, the parasitologist, anthropologist, and physician-naturalist ... More


Other Species Affect Our Biogeography

Alexander H. Harcourt

in Human Biogeography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520272118
eISBN:
9780520951778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272118.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Parasites and diseases vary regionally, and therefore so does human physiology. For example, people who live in malarial areas have a different hemoglobin than do people who live outside malarial ... More


The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262535021
eISBN:
9780262345859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262535021.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The tsetse fly is a pan-African insect that bites an infective forest animal and ingests blood filled with invisible parasites, which it carries and transmits into cattle and people as it bites them, ... More


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