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A fever for empire: U.S. disease eradication in Cuba as colonial public health

Title(s):
A fever for empire: U.S. disease eradication in Cuba as colonial public health
Author(s):
Espinosa, Mariola.
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publication Date:
2007
Publisher:
[Bethesda, Md. : National Library of Medicine, 2007]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
060 min.
Sound
Color
Subject(s):
Communicable Disease Control -- history
Yellow Fever -- history
Colonialism -- history
History of Medicine
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
Cuba
United States
Lectures
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 101462361
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/101462361
Description:
Dr. Elizabeth Fee introduces Dr. Mariola Espinosa's lecture in honor of Hispanic History Month. In her lecture, Dr. Espinosa documents how the U.S. war against Spain in Cuba was linked to the American fight against yellow fever. She describes the disease and illustrates this with a chart of one individual. She discusses how methods to combat yellow fever changed as understanding about the means of transmission changed -- from the miasma theory to the germ theory -- and the mosquito was identified as the disease vector.
Credits: Presenter, Mariola Espinosa.
Received: Sept. 21, 2007; transfer; from Stephen Greenberg.
Title(s):
A fever for empire: U.S. disease eradication in Cuba as colonial public health
Author(s):
Espinosa, Mariola.
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publication Date:
2007
Publisher:
[Bethesda, Md. : National Library of Medicine, 2007]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
060 min.
Sound
Color
Subject(s):
Communicable Disease Control -- history
Yellow Fever -- history
Colonialism -- history
History of Medicine
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
Cuba
United States
Lectures
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 101462361
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/101462361
Description:
Dr. Elizabeth Fee introduces Dr. Mariola Espinosa's lecture in honor of Hispanic History Month. In her lecture, Dr. Espinosa documents how the U.S. war against Spain in Cuba was linked to the American fight against yellow fever. She describes the disease and illustrates this with a chart of one individual. She discusses how methods to combat yellow fever changed as understanding about the means of transmission changed -- from the miasma theory to the germ theory -- and the mosquito was identified as the disease vector.
Credits: Presenter, Mariola Espinosa.
Received: Sept. 21, 2007; transfer; from Stephen Greenberg.