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Plague Ports: The Global Urban Impact of Bubonic Plague, 1894-1901
AcknowledgmentsPreface Illustrations Part 1: Belle Epoque and Bubonic PlaguePart 2: Asian Beginnings 1 An Unexampled Calamity: Hong Kong, 1894 2 City of the Plague: Bombay, 1896 Part 3: Plague at theExpand
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Colonial Conscripts: The Tirailleurs Senegalais in French West Africa, 1857-1960
This text offers a socio-political history of post-war Francophone West Africa, focusing on colonial conscripts from Senegal.
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Pestis Redux: The Initial Years of the Third Bubonic Plague Pandemic, 1894-1901
  • Myron J. Echenberg
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Journal of world history : official journal of…
  • 1 October 2002
The third and most recent bubonic plague pandemic came to international attention in Hong Kong in 1894 before infecting ports and riverine towns on every continent within the following five years.Expand
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Late Nineteenth Century Military Technology in Upper Volta
Military organization and technology have been important factors in the history of Upper Volta. The innovation of the horse in the fifteenth century as an instrument of war played an important partExpand
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Starving on a Full Stomach: Hunger and the Triumph of Cultural Racism in Modern South Africa
An ideology of African ignorance that justified white supremacy grew up in South Africa during the first half of the twentieth century: if Africans were hungry, it was because they didn't know how toExpand
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Africa in the Time of Cholera: A History of Pandemics from 1817 to the Present
Introduction Part I. The First Six Cholera Pandemics, 1817-1947: 1. 'The fiend of pestilence' circles the globe 2. Medical responses 3. Cholera ravages Sub-Saharan Africa: Senegambia, Ethiopia, andExpand
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Paying the Blood Tax: Military Conscription in French West Africa, 1914–1929
RESUMEOn a serieusement neglige l'importance du recrutement des Noirs africains dans l'armee coloniale francaise. La France faisait un recrutement intense, non seulement au cours des deux guerresExpand
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