From Rapid Change to Stasis: Official Responses to Cholera in British-Ruled India and Egypt: 1860 to c. 1921

@article{Watts2001FromRC,
  title={From Rapid Change to Stasis: Official Responses to Cholera in British-Ruled India and Egypt: 1860 to c. 1921},
  author={S. Watts},
  journal={Journal of World History},
  year={2001},
  volume={12},
  pages={321 - 374}
}
  • S. Watts
  • Published 2001
  • History, Medicine
  • Journal of World History
I n the years before the territorial settlements following World War I, nation states in the world’s North used their organizational skills and their science and technology to build up huge empires in the world’s South. Yet progress in Northern science was sometimes subject to abrupt reversal.2 One of these reversals, extremely costly in non-white lives and earlier ignored by historians, took place in the middle months of 1868. The reversal involved attitudes in Britain . . . and cholera… Expand
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