Epidemics, empire, and environments : cholera in Madras and Quebec City, 1818-1910 /

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Author / Creator:Zeheter, Michael, author.
Imprint:Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2015]
Description:ix, 325 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:History of the urban environment
History of the urban environment.
Subject:Cholera -- India -- History -- 19th century.
Cholera -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Epidemics -- India.
Epidemics -- Canada.
Cholera -- Environmental aspects.
Cholera.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- General.
HISTORY -- Modern -- 19th Century.
Cholera.
Epidemics.
Canada.
India.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10506413
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ISBN:9780822944461
0822944464
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"Michael Zeheter offers a probing case study of the environmental changes made to fight cholera in two markedly different British colonies: Madras in India and Quebec City in Canada. He examines the complex political and economic factors that came to bear on the reshaping of each colony's environment and the urgency placed on disease control"--

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