THE UNIFICATION OF THE GLOBE BY DISEASE? THE INTERNATIONAL SANITARY CONFERENCES ON CHOLERA, 1851–1894

@article{Huber2006THEUO,
  title={THE UNIFICATION OF THE GLOBE BY DISEASE? THE INTERNATIONAL SANITARY CONFERENCES ON CHOLERA, 1851–1894},
  author={Valeska Huber},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={49},
  pages={453 - 476}
}
  • Valeska Huber
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Political Science
  • The Historical Journal
This article analyses the proceedings of eight International Sanitary Conferences which were convened between 1851 and 1894 to address the danger that cholera epidemics posed to Europe. These conferences are examined in the context of the intellectual and institutional changes in scientific medicine and in the light of the changing structure of internationalist endeavours that took place in the second half of the nineteenth century. The article shows that the International Sanitary Conferences… 
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