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Jr James L. A. Webb - The Long Struggle Against Malaria in Tropical Africa - 9781107052574 - V9781107052574
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The Long Struggle Against Malaria in Tropical Africa

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Description for The Long Struggle Against Malaria in Tropical Africa hardcover. The first history of malaria control efforts in tropical Africa, contributing to the emerging sub-discipline of the historical epidemiology of contemporary disease challenges. Num Pages: 237 pages, 5 b/w illus. 6 maps 1 table. BIC Classification: 1H; HBJH; MBN; MBX; MJCJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 237 x 162 x 18. Weight in Grams: 462.
The Long Struggle against Malaria in Tropical Africa investigates the changing entomological, parasitological and medical understandings of vectors, parasites and malarial disease that have shaped the programs of malaria control and altered the transmission of malarial infections. It examines the history of malaria control and eradication in the contexts of racial thought, population movements, demographic growth, economic change, urbanization, warfare and politics. It will be useful for students of medicine and public health, for those who are involved with malaria research studies, and for those who work on the contemporary malaria control and elimination campaigns in tropical Africa.

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About Jr James L. A. Webb
James L. A. Webb, Jr is Professor of History at Colby College, Maine, where he teaches African health history and global health history. He is the recipient of an NIH/NLM Grant for Scholarly Writing in Biomedicine and Health. His books include Global Health in Africa: Historical Perspectives on Disease Control (2013), edited with T. Giles-Vernick, and Humanity's Burden: A Global ... Read more

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