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Cholera and famine in British India, 1870-1930

Maureen Sibbons

Cholera and famine in British India, 1870-1930

by Maureen Sibbons

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Published by Centre for Development Studies, University of Wales Swansea in Swansea .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Cholera -- India -- History.,
    • Famines -- India -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [35]-[38]).

      StatementMaureen Sibbons.
      SeriesPapers in international development ;, no. 14
      ContributionsUniversity of Wales Swansea. Centre for Development Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC59.69 .P36 no. 14
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33, [5] p., [16] leaves :
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL575796M
      ISBN 100906250307
      LC Control Number96163158
      OCLC/WorldCa34114883

        16 In –91, total cropped area was million acres, of which , were under cotton. In –29, million acres were cropped, of which , were under cotton. Agricultural Statistics of British India, Madras /91–95/96, p. 98; Season and Crop Report / For purposes of comparison, there should be a downward adjustment of , Cited by:   Reasons: 1. British were concerned with their budget and feared that aid to the starving would cause them to become dependent on hand-outs, so British aid was seriously inadequate, at best. 2. Despite the fact that Great Britain had been profiting.

      The Irish potato famine had an impact upon Canada and the U.S. Immigrants came over in ships already exposed to cholera. Many died on board while others spread the disease to this side of the Atlantic Ocean. The medical communities in that time period did not understand how to contain the disease. This book traces the history, a period through which Cholera transformed from a primarily individual moral dilemma into a social problem. Rosenberg did a splendid job depicting the roles of various parts of human society-religion, government, medical profession and laymen-in changing the frame of a disease/5.

        Life in time of cholera or the military, or the young executives of the British raj - the bacillus began to invade the rest of Asia. After a famine, however, cholera mortality would skyrocket. Set in the period of the Great Famine of the s, Famine is the story of three generations of the Kilmartin family. It is a masterly historical novel, rich in language, character, and plot--a panoramic story of passion, tragedy, and resilience.4/5.


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14 (Swansea: Centre for Development Studies, ): 1. Google Scholar : Sandhya L. Polu. Disease: Cholera. The Medical History of British India collection shows the effects of cholera in India from to the s. Cholera was not a well-known disease before the 19th century, but this was to change after the particularly virulent epidemic of shook the medical establishment of the East India Company.

Cholera and famine in British India - By M Sibbons and Swansea (United Kingdom). Centre for Development Studies University of Wales. Abstract. SIGLEGBUnited Kingdo Topics: 05E - History. Year: OAI identifier: Provided. CHOLERA AND COLONIALISM IN BRITISH INDIA* I Cholera, it has been said, was the "classic epidemic disease of the nineteenth century".' Demographically far less destructive than the Black Death with which it was frequently compared, cholera had, none the less, a profound effect on society on both sides of the Atlantic.

In Madras Presidency inmortality due to cholera was per In four districts famine was also raging at the same time; in those districts mortality due to cholera rose to per Overall, at the height of the epidemic cholera accounted for about 10% of the annual mortality1 (Whitcombe, ).File Size: 1MB.

India has encountered several epidemics and pandemics throughout history. This review article talks about such outbreaks known to have occurred.

Cholera. Officers of the British East India Company were not familiar with cholera. Beforecholera was confined to Bengal but the – cholera epidemics in India shocked the Company.

By the s, cholera was known to be a life-threatening disease to the western world. In India, it gained the focus of medical services due to its. This book is a major and wide-ranging study of the great epidemic scourges of humanity--plague, leprosy, smallpox, syphilis, cholera, and yellow fever/malaria--over the last six centuries.

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Sibbons, Maureen (with Jocelyn Kynch) () ‘Cholera and Famine in British India –’, paper presented to the 18th International Congress of Historical Sciences, Montreal; Papers in International Developm Centre for Development Studies, University of Wales, Swansea.

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It had taken away one third of its population. However, the aftermath of the famine was good for the state. The British Government brought many administrative and other facilities for the benefit of the people.

This famine continued until The daily deaths in Tehran were aro and it was estimated that approximately people died in Shiraz. The sixth epidemic took place in and cholera reached Rasht in Gilan Province, northern Iran from by: 4.

Under the British Raj, India suffered countless famines. But the worst hit was Bengal. The first of these was infollowed by severe ones in, and lastly The Population of India and Pakistan.

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