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  1. The History of Cholera in India from 1862 to 1881

    The History of Cholera in India from 1862 to 1881

    being a Descriptive and Statistical Account of the Disease as derived from the Published Official Reports of the Several Provincial Governments during that Period, and mainly in Illustration of the Relation between Cholera Activity and Climatic Conditions. Together with Observations on the Causes and Nature of Cholera.
    First edition thus, Bellew had previously published two portions of his work; that relating to the Punjab, where he had been sanitary commissioner, in Lahore,1881, and a study of Bengal, Calcutta, 1884. An important contribution to the literature of the disease. Bellew had an extremely distinguished career; "served in the Crimean War during the winter of 1854-5, and on 14 November 1855 was appointed assistant surgeon in the Bengal medical service, becoming surgeon in 1867 and deputy surgeon-general on 14 November 1881. Learn More
    £850

    Date of Publication: 1885

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 82407

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