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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


Tsetse Invasions

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how European colonizers under siege from the deadly tsetse fly deferred to African hunters in the absence of any remedies of their own. It considers the disruptive role of ... More


The Professoriate of the Hunt and the Tsetse Fly

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how European colonizers under siege from the deadly tsetse fly in Africa turned to the professoriate of the hunt in the absence of any remedies of their own. Until the ... More


A Medical Laboratory: Infectious Diseases, Ecological Methods, and Modernization

in Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226803463
eISBN:
9780226803487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803487.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers research into infectious diseases; its intersections with research into nutrition and rural health care, often labeled horizontal concerns; and the so-called vertical interests ... More


The Multiple Roles of Infectious Diseases in the Serengeti Ecosystem

Sarah Cleaveland, Craig Packer, Katie Hampson, Magai Kaare, Richard Kock, Meggan Craft, Tiziana Limbo, Titus Mlengeya, and Andy Dobson

in Serengeti III: Human Impacts on Ecosystem Dynamics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226760339
eISBN:
9780226760353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226760353.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes research on specific pathogens that illustrates the multiple roles of infectious diseases in the Serengeti, including (a) impacts on individual hosts (canine distemper virus); ... More


Surra and the Emergence of Tropical Veterinary Medicine in Colonial India

James L. Hevia

in Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226562148
eISBN:
9780226562315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562315.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

One of these infectious diseases, Trypanosomiasis, known to Punjabi sarwans as surra, was transmitted by biting flies. The canals created new breeding grounds for these flies and by 1907 surra was ... More


Incorporating Vector Ecology and Life History into Disease Transmission Models: Insights from Tsetse (Glossina spp.)

Sinead English, Antoine M.G. Barreaux, Michael B. Bonsall, John W. Hargrove, Matt J. Keeling, Kat S. Rock, and Glyn A. Vale

in Population Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853244
eISBN:
9780191887710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853244.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Ecology

Accurate models are crucial for predicting the spread of vector-borne diseases, and for developing appropriate control policies. Simple models often ignore finer details of vector biology, commonly ... More


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