Plague ports : the global urban impact of bubonic plague, 1894-1901 /

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Author / Creator:Echenberg, Myron J.
Imprint:New York : New York University Press, 2010.
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Subject:Plague -- History.
Plague -- history.
MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
Plague.
Electronic books.
7 -- Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11166195
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ISBN:0814722822
9780814722824
9780814722336
0814722334
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Originally published: 2007.
"First published in paperback in 2010"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-329) and index.
Print version record.
Other form:Print version: 9780814722336 0814722334
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Belle Époque and bubonic plague
  • pt. 2. Asian beginnings
  • 1. An unexampled calamity : Hong Kong, 1894
  • 2. City of the plague : Bombay, 1896
  • pt. 3. Plague at the doors of Europe
  • 3. The plague has at last arrived : Alexandria, 1899
  • 4. They have a love of clean underlinen and of fresh air : Porto, 1899
  • pt. 4. South American settings
  • 5. A bubonic plague epidemic does not exist in this country : Buenos Aires, 1900
  • 6. The victory of hygiene, good taste, and art : Rio de Janeiro, 1900
  • pt. 5. Plague under the Stars and Stripes
  • 7. Plague in paradise : Honolulu, 1899/1900
  • 8. Black plague creeps into America : San Francisco, 1900/1901
  • pt. 6. Plague under the Union Jack
  • 9. The inhabitants of Sydney no more go barefoot than do the inhabitants of London : Sydney, 1900
  • 10. It is a miracle we are not visited by a black plague : Cape Town, 1901
  • pt. 7. Plague's lessons.