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Illness in colonial Australia / F B Smith
Bib ID 5120909
Format BookBook
Author
Smith, F. B. (Francis Barrymore), 1932-2015
 
Description Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2011 
371 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9781921509193
1921509198
Summary

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.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [336]-363) and index.

Tertiary/Undergraduate.

Subjects History of medicine  |  Diseases & disorders  |  Medicine -- Australia -- History.  |  Diseases -- Australia -- History.  |  Public health -- Australia -- History.  |  Australia -- Social life and customs.

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