Black Death, White Medicine: Bubonic Plague and the Politics of Public Health in Colonial Senegal, 1914-1945 / Edition 1

Black Death, White Medicine: Bubonic Plague and the Politics of Public Health in Colonial Senegal, 1914-1945 / Edition 1

by Myron Echenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0325070164

ISBN-13: 9780325070162

Pub. Date: 10/16/2001

Publisher: Heinemann

Looking at the bubonic plague in colonial Senegal between 1914 and 1945, the author examines how colonizer and colonized changed their perceptions of the epidemic over time.  See more details below

Overview

Looking at the bubonic plague in colonial Senegal between 1914 and 1945, the author examines how colonizer and colonized changed their perceptions of the epidemic over time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325070162
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
10/16/2001
Series:
Social History of Africa Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction

"Take [a Job in Dakar] If You Want to Die": The Plague Epidemic of 1914

Kooxa Dooma Ka: "Severe Headaches", 1919-1938

"Merely a Disease of Natives": Plague, War, and Politics, 1939-1945

Appendix

Bibliography

Index

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