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A Rose by any other name : historical epidemiology in late colonial and early modern Victoria (1853-c.1930)

Roberts, Phillip


This thesis contains an examination of infectious disease and its socio-economic relationship with the Victorian population during the colonial and early modern eras (1853 to c.1930) (the study period). This involved interpreting some now obsolete diagnoses, studying disease natural history and engaging in the debate surrounding the decline in mortality rates in the nineteenth century. The study period has proved to be an extremely good model in which to test the effects of various social and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5e77b19aa1c
Access Rights: Open Access


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