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Title
Observations on the diseases of the army in Jamaica and on the best means of preserving the health of Europeans in that climate / by John Hunter.
Name/Creator
Hunter, John, d. 1809, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1159380 
Location
Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
London
Publisher
Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-yard
Language
English
Description
xvi, 342 p. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Tropical medicine -- Jamaica -- Early works to 1800 ;  Medicine, Military -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800 ;  Medicine, Military -- Jamaica -- Early works to 1800 ;  Medical climatology -- Jamaica -- Early works to 1800

Category
Medical Geography

Tropical Disease

Public Health, 1700-1799

Colonialism and International Medicine

Note
Appendix includes lectures given by the author in 1785 and 1787 about hot springs and wells in Jamaica and also his experiments with rum, which he conducted in order to determine the cause of colic.

"A Table of the mean Heat of very Month for Ten Years in London, from 1763 to 1772 inclusively. By William Heberden ..." : p. 284.


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