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Illness in colonial Australia / F. B. Smith.
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610.994 SMI
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Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Isolation -- 2. Appropriation -- 3. Infants --4. Mothers -- 5. Crowd diseases -- 6. Children -- 7. Tuberculosis, cancer and the health transition -- 8. Irregular practices -- 9. Accidents -- 10. Hygiene -- 11. Doctors -- 12. Hospitals.
Year:
2011.
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Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing
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371 p. ; 23 cm.
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9781921509193 (pbk.) 1921509198;
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monograph
Abstract:
Traces the sad, destructive impact on Aboriginal and colonists' health of the Old World's crowd diseases - measles, scarlet fever, influenza, smallpox and tuberculosis among them. Tells of the attempts to heal and prevent disease. Smith sets his account
in the context of political, economic and social history.
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