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Black death, white medicine

bubonic plague and the politics of public health in colonial Senegal, 1914-1945

by Myron J Echenberg

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Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black death -- Social aspects -- Senegal -- History -- 20th century,
  • Plague -- Social aspects -- Senegal -- History -- 20th century,
  • Public health -- Political aspects -- Senegal -- History -- 20th century,
  • Imperialism -- Health aspects -- Senegal -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMyron Echenberg
    SeriesSocial history of Africa
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC179.S38 E26 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 303 p. :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17051210M
    ISBN 100325070172, 0325070164, 0852556462, 0852556969
    LC Control Number2001024564

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