The Colour of Disease: Syphilis and Racism in South Africa, 1880-1950

The Colour of Disease: Syphilis and Racism in South Africa, 1880-1950

by K. Jochelson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349409730
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Series: St Antony's Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2001
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

KAREN JOCHELSON taught at the University of York, and then held a Wellcome research fellowship at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London. Since completing an MBA at the London Business School she has consulted to business on sustainable development, human rights, biotechnology and stakeholder relations.

Table of Contents

List of Tables Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction Tracking Down the Treponema, 1880-1910 From Paupers to Pass Laws: Control of VD in the Cape and Transvaal VD and the 'Poor White' Problem in the 1920s and 1930s VD, Treatment and Educational Propaganda for Whites, 1910-1930 Migrancy, Prostitution and VD, 1920-1950 Moral Tribes and Corrupting Cities: VD and the 'Native Question', 1920-1950 VD Treatment and Educational Propaganda for Africans, 1910-1950 Conclusion Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Bibliography Index

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