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Medicine, epidemics and public health historical collections (BMC)

Historical books, manuscripts, and other sources relating to the history of medicine, epidemics and public health in Bryn Mawr's Special Collections

Colonialism and health, medicine and epidemics

Gaide, Laurent Joseph. La peste en Indochine. Hanoi: Imprd’Extrême-Orient, 1930.

Gaide, Laurent JosephL’assistance médicale et la protection de la santé publique. Hanoi: Imprimerie d’Extrême-Orient, 1931.

Gaide, Laurent JosephLe choléra en Indochine. Hanoi: Imprd’Extrême-Orient, 1930.

Hunter, John. Observations on the Diseases of the Army in Jamaica: And on the Best Means of Preserving the Health of Europeans, in That Climate. London: Printed for G. Nicol, 1788.

Hutchinson, Thomas J. Impressions of Western Africa. With Remarks on the Diseases of the Climate and a Report on the Peculiarities of Trade up the Rivers in the Bight of Biafra. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858.

Murray, John. How to Live in Tropical Africa; a Guide to Tropical Hygiene and Sanitation. The Malaria Problem: The Cause, Prevention, and Cure of Malarial Fever. [2d ed.]. London: The African World, 1912.

Pinckard, George. Notes on the West Indies: Written during the Expedition under the Command of the Late General Sir Ralph Abercromby; Including Observations on the Island of Barbadoes, and the Settlements Captured by the British Troops, upon the Coast of Guiana; Likewise Remarks Relating to the Creoles and Slaves of the Western Colonies, and the Indians of South America; with Occasional Hints, Regarding the Seasoning or Yellow Fever of Hot Climates. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806.

Winterbottom, Thomas Masterman. An Account of the Native Africans in the Neighbourhood of Sierra Leone; to Which Is Added, an Account of the Present State of Medicine among Them. London: Printed by CWhittingham and sold by JHatchard etc, 1803.