Yellow fever, race, and ecology in nineteenth-century New Orleans /
The author examines yellow fever in New Orleans from 1796 to 1905. Linking local epidemics to the city's place in the Atlantic world, this resource analyzes how incidences of and responses to the disease grew out of an environment shaped by sugar production, slavery, and urban development. The...
|Author / Creator:||Willoughby, Urmi Engineer, 1980- author.|
|Imprint:||Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, |
|Description:||xii, 250 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.|
|Series:||The natural world of the Gulf South|
Natural world of the Gulf South.
|Subject:||Yellow fever -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- 19th century.|
Yellow fever -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Yellow Fever -- history.
History, 19th Century.
Louisiana -- New Orleans.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11937781|
- 1. A disease sui generis : yellow fever in world history
- 2. Sugar fever : the rise of cane sugar and yellow fever in lower Louisiana, 1796-1850
- 3. Imagined immunities : ideologies of race, ecology, and disease resistance, 1840-1861
- 4. Reconstituting the South : built environments and public health, 1861-1878
- 5. Degrees of resistance : reimagining race, health, and the environment, 1878-1905
- 6. "Mosquito or man?" : imperialism and the rise of tropical medicine, 1878-1912
- Epilogue : yellow fever past and present.