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Ch2olera: Hamiltons Forgotten Epidemics D. Ann Herring

Ch2olera: Hamiltons Forgotten Epidemics

D. Ann Herring

Published May 2012
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185 pages
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Cholera, the blue death , spread across the globe in the 19th century, killing and sickening millions. Hamilton Ontario was a small town when cholera arrives in the summer of 1832, and a growing city when it returned in 1854.Written by a class ofMoreCholera, the blue death , spread across the globe in the 19th century, killing and sickening millions. Hamilton Ontario was a small town when cholera arrives in the summer of 1832, and a growing city when it returned in 1854.Written by a class of fourth-year Anthropology students at McMaster University, this book tell the story of these epidemics and their impact on the people of Hamilton: who died, who was blamed, how life changed during the epidemics, how the disease was understood and treated, and its lasting legacy to the city.