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Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
...7 A PLASTIC BAG FULL OF CHOLERA Rhodesia and Biological and Chemical Weapons During this war, guerrillas firmly believed that Rhodesian security forces were poisoning them. Poisons were a well- known means of harming people in Central African systems of thought; while few guerrillas would have...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-046
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...168 Cholera Samuel Jones In 1850 the first of two cholera epidemics hit Jamaica, part of the second global cholera pandemic, which also affected India, Europe, and many other parts of the Americas. The disease killed about forty thousand people, or one in every ten. This letter from Baptist...
Published: 05 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384342-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8434-2
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 23 February 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380337-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8033-7
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-122
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...487 The Cholera Outbreak Roberson Alphonse In the fall of 2010, just months after the earthquake, a cholera epidemic began in Haiti. Investigations traced the source of the outbreak to a camp of un peacekeepers who were part of the minustah mission in the country, but the United Nations denied...
Series: Body, commodity, text
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397762-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9776-2
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-119
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... prime minister. 1863 Said Pasha dies. Ismail Pasha succeeds him. 1865 Cholera plague in Egypt. Palmerston dies. Lord John Russell succeeds him. De Lesseps s grandson dies of cholera. 1864 Riots on the isthmus of the Suez Canal. 1866 Sultan rati es Act of Concession. 1869 Suez Canal completed. The Canal...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... epidemiological investigation can be designed to occasion or silence particular types of stories and journalism can prompt epidemiological inquiry. A prominent feature of the 1992–1993 cholera epidemic in Delta Amacuro was news coverage in which public health officials attributed some 500 deaths to an “indigenous...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... and journalism, in which epidemiological investigation can be designed to occasion or silence particular types of stories and journalism can prompt epidemiological inquiry. A prominent feature of the 1992–1993 cholera epidemic in Delta Amacuro was news coverage in which public health officials attributed some...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... This chapter extends the book's key argument regarding the relationship between health inequities and health/communicative inequities. Like the "carceral apparatus" (Loïc Wacquant) that dominates the lives of U.S. working-class African Americans, officials' responses to the 1992–1993 cholera...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-075
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... not accept a centime more than five francs for the boat, the carriage, and his special services. It was from him that I first heard of the outbreak of cholera in Arabia a report that was unfortunately confirmed at Suez, whither I journeyed in the discomfort of a dust-storm and a hot easterly wind...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-112
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... riots of 2008. Two years later a 450 Haiti in the New Millennium UN humanitarian mission found itself wedged between the benevolent work of aid ten months after the 7.0 earthquake, and the truth that their contingent was a significant factor in the cholera outbreak at the Mirebalais MINUSTAH camp...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-085
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... cousins, our loved ones imaginations, our right to die from something other than cancer are fighting for each other. We fight so that the sky doesn t fall down on our sister. That is love. In the time of cholera and every thing else. . . . We [the indigenous peoples of Micronesia] are folks whose...
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005124-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0512-4
..., chikungunya, dengue, and even cholera, which is a bacterial illness easily spread when sanitation facilities are inadequate. The true level of such diseases poststorm on Puerto Rico is unrecorded, as public health lab testing was interrupted by the storm damage. A very common observation (and complaint) after...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-124
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... are upside down Nowhere for the boss to hide Our young brothers turned licky licky Our pretty girls turned sicky licky UN brought cholera chi chi licky Government burning through cash like liquid liquid Limp duds showing off acting freaky licky Haiti won t be divided It won t be divided The ghetto won t...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-114
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... is growing, and epidemics cholera, typhoid, or others threaten to emerge. The rich countries, in spite of some media hype, have refrained from us- ing extraordinary means to come to the aid of the Haitian population. Food aid is almost nonexistent; indeed, it is so paltry that the principal activity...
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By Luise White
Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
...; efficiency of, 153 55; history of 146 48; insecticides and, 147; peacetime research into, 147; victims of (intended), 142, 146 48, 157; war and, 141 42, 145. See also anthrax; cholera; poisons Bird, Ed, 72 73, 154 56 Borlace, Mike, 171 Bourke, Joanna, 20 25 Brown, Robert K., 179 80, 181, 182, 192, 194. See...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-044
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... the same lot [two and a half square chains, i.e., a quarter acre]. 168 Cholera Samuel Jones In 1850 the first of two cholera epidemics hit Jamaica, part of the second global cholera pandemic, which also affected India, Europe, and many other parts of the Americas. The disease killed about forty thousand...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-126
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... foolishness, etc.” It would give one cholera at times to listen to the sentiments of some Negroes against things Negro in order to uphold the prestige and integrity of the white folks. The serious apprehension behind these ideas of the Negro here is due to the social hypoc- risy practiced by the Rev...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... and lacking physical stam- ina. Bringing large numbers of unskilled workers to work sites with inadequate 74 Paul H. Kratoska prior planning for sanitation resulted in outbreaks of dysentery, cholera, and other diseases. Laborers also developed debilitating tropical ulcers, leading in some cases to amputation...