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Title
Observations on the changes of the air and the concomitant epidemical diseases, in the island of Barbadoes :  to which is added a treatise on the putrid bilious fever, commonly called the yellow fever, and such other diseases as are indigenous or endemial, in West India islands, or in the torrid zone   / by William Hillary.
Hillary's diseases
Name/Creator
Hillary, William, -1763, creator
Jackson, James, 1777-1867, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1162198 
Location
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
London
Publisher
Printed for L. Hawes, W. Clarke, and R. Collins
Language
English
Description
4 p. l., xiii, [14]-360, [4] p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Yellow fever -- West Indies -- Early works to 1800 ;  Medical climatology -- Barbados -- Early works to 1800 ;  Medical climatology -- West Indies -- Early works to 1800

Category
Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Medical Geography

Yellow Fever

Tropical Disease

Public Health, 1700-1799

Colonialism and International Medicine

Note
Headpieces; initials.

Includes index.


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