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Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762
Heading: The Plague
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Disinfection   Infectious Diseases   Plague   
Topic: [A French expedition with the following aims: "1. To investigate the causes of the insalubrity of Egypt; 2. To examine whether the plague originates in that country; and 3. To ascertain the effect of chloride of lime and soda as a remedy for the malady, as the means of disinfecting the habiliments and habitations of those who had had the disorder"]
Person: D`ARCET   GAY-LUSSAC   ST. JEAN D`ACRE, Pasha of   TRIPOLI, Governor of   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   

Issue: 128, 10/04/30 p. 222
Heading: The Plague in Egypt
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Yellow Fever   Public Health   Prevention Of Infection   Quarantine   Disinfection   
Topic: [Pariset has gone to Egypt to investigate the plague]
Person: PARISET   

Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 443
Heading: The Plague
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Plague   Infectious Diseases   Disinfection   
Topic: [Pariset has returned to France from Egypt, where he has been studying the Plague. He has come to the conclusion that the plague is always present in some, if not all, parts of Egypt, but that it could be wiped out and prevented]
Person: PARISET   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 603
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. (Continued from p. 572). Damascus, 20th of April, 1812 [...] Cairo, 2nd August, 1815
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Social Anthropology   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Colonization   
Topic: [Burckhardt evokes the decay of Syria to remind English readers that empires are ephemeral. He goes on to describe his own failing health, having suffered prolonged and repeated "fever" in places beset by epidemics]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 153, 02/10/30 p. 620
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. (Continued from p. 603). Cairo, 16th April, 1816
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Social Anthropology   Death Rites   Religion   
Topic: [Contains an account of contrasting attitudes to fatal illness. TheTurks in Egypt believe that death is fated and inevitable and make no attempt to protect themselves during epidemics of the plague. In Arabia many people take to the mountains]
Person: BURCKHARDT   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 180-182
Heading: Travels in Asia Minor
Category: Geography   Turkey   Demography   Geology   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Social Anthropology   Popularization Of Science   
Title: Voyages en Orient, entrepris par ordre du Gouvernement Francais, de l`Annee 1821 a l`Annee 1829. Vol. I. [Second notice]
Author: FONTANIER, V.   
Attribution: Ancien eleve de l`Ecole Normale Etc, Paris; Naturalist to the French Embassy to Constantinople
French
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