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Disease And Demography in Colonial Burma (Nias Monographs)

Judith L. Richell

Disease And Demography in Colonial Burma (Nias Monographs)

by Judith L. Richell

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Diseases - General,
  • Asia - General,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9202672M
    ISBN 109971693003
    ISBN 109789971693008
    OCLC/WorldCa227974373

    This book studies the development of approaches to combating malaria in Hong Kong, Okinawa, Taiwan, and mainland China in the colonial and post-colonial periods as a dynamic process of interaction between the objectives of the state, international interests, emergence of new medical knowledge and technology, changing concepts of disease, as well as local by: Colonial America: In addition to harsh weather conditions and low food supplies, the colonists had to battle illnesses and diseases. Small Planet Communications, Inc. + 15 Union Street, Lawrence, MA + () + Contact.

    DANS is an institute of KNAW and NWO. Driven by data. Go to page top Go back to contents Go back to site navigationAuthor: P. Boomgaard. Myanmar - Myanmar - The initial impact of colonialism: The chain of events following the Third Anglo-Burmese War dealt a bitter blow to Myanmar. The loss of independence was painful enough; worse still were the British decisions to eliminate the monarchy—in the process sending Thibaw into exile—and to detach the government from religious affairs, thus depriving the .

    Contrary to British Colonial Burma that existed for only 62 years Lover Burma and especially Rangoon were British colony for 95 years. The British made Rangoon a key player in the network of international commerce and finance thus Rangoon was of considerable domestic and international significance and Burma's most sophisticated and important city as capital, /5(6).   Charney, Michael W. () 'Review of Judith L. Richell, 'Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma'.' Journal of the Siam Society, pp. Full text not available from this repository.


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Disease And Demography in Colonial Burma (Nias Monographs) by Judith L. Richell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Burma’s colonial era in particula r health, diseas e and public h ealth, through a lens of population h ealth. Structurally t he book b egins by sketch ing out the method s used. Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma.

Disease and demography in colonial Burma. Singapore: NUS Press ; Copenhagen S, Denmark: NIAS Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Judith L Richell.

Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma is an examination of the factors that shaped demographic change in Burma between and Despite increasing contemporary interest in the historical demography of the non-European world, there has been little detailed exploration of Burma’s extensive but problematic population records.

Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma is an examination of the factors that shaped demographic change in Burma between and Despite increasing contemporary interest in the historical demography of the non-European world, there has been little detailed exploration of Burma s extensive but problematic population records.

Judith Richell developed a. Burma > Population > History > 20th century. Burma > Social conditions > 19th century. Burma > Social conditions > 20th century. British rule in Burma lasted from tofrom the successive three Anglo-Burmese wars through the creation of Burma as a Province of British India to the establishment of an independently administered colony, and finally independence.

The region under British control was known as British s portions of Burmese territories, including Arakan Capital: Moulmein, (–), Rangoon.

Focus on Colonialism, Health and Medicine Judith L. Richell, Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma, Singapore: NUS Press, Pp.

$ ISBN –69––1. Despite the large amount of scholarship on health and medicine in British India, we know little about Burma, which was ruled as a province of India until the Government of. The study uncovers much new information about Burma that will be of considerable interest to a wide range of scholars.

It also contains material relating to historical demography, epidemiology, public health, and public administration in colonial times. Citing Richell’s study of demography in colonial Burma, Saha writes that “in almost nine thousand people died from plague in the colony.

The number may in fact have been even higher given that the local population attempted to hide victims of the disease to escape the state’s intrusive anti-plague policies. Judith L. Richell's posthumously published Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma will make a substantial impact not only on histori-cal scholarship on Myanmar, but on Southeast Asia more generally.

Richell asserts that the subject of the book is "an examination of the factors affecting demographic change in Burma between and " (xiii). Description: Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma is an examination of the factors that shaped demographic change in Burma between and Despite increasing contemporary interest in the historical demography of the non-European world, there has been little detailed exploration of Burma's extensive but problematic population records.

Book reviews Judith L. Richell, Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma. NUS Press, Singapore, and NIAS Press, Copenhagen,ISBN (NUS, pbk), (NIAS, pbk), pp.

reviewed by Peter Boomgaard This book is an excellent monograph on the demographic history of. Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma About the Author The research on this book was carried out while she was a doctoral student at the History Department of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

British rule in Burma lasted from tofrom the successive three Anglo-Burmese wars through the creation of Burma as a Province of British India to the establishment of an independently administered colony, and finally independence.

The region under British control was known as British s portions of Burmese territories, including Arakan. A History of Modern Burma is an accessible, well organized, and extensively researched account of Burma’s recent past by one of today’s leading scholars in the field. At a time of increasing international awareness of Burma, the book will be of interest not only to students and researchers but to anyone wanting to learn more about the by: Letters From Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi.

Aung San Suu Kyi is the embodiment of the decade long struggle for political rights and an end to authoritarian rule in Burma, and her recent release was a hugely important event on the road to freedom and accountability in the country.

Her 15 year house arrest curtailed her political protest but she was nevertheless a constant thorn in the Author: Thomas Storey. Health Status: The Most Common Diseases in Burma Burma, or the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

It is a coastal region bordered by India and Bangladesh to the west, Thailand and Laos to. Definition: This entry lists major infectious diseases likely to be encountered in countries where the risk of such diseases is assessed to be very high as compared to the United States.

These infectious diseases represent risks to US government personnel traveling to the specified country for a period of less than three years. Myanmar - Myanmar - Demographic trends: The majority of Myanmar’s population is rural, with the density of settlement in each region related to agricultural production, particularly of rice.

Thus, the most populous regions are the Irrawaddy delta and the dry zone, and the highest densities are found in the upper delta, between Yangon and Hinthada (Henzada). 1. Author(s): Richell,Judith L, Title(s): Disease and demography in colonial Burma/ Judith Richell.

Country of Publication: Denmark Publisher: Copenhagen.British rule in Burma, also known as British Burma, lasted from tofrom the Anglo-Burmese wars through the creation of Burma as a Province of British India to the establishment of an independently administered colony, and finally independence.

Various portions of Burmese territories, including Arakan, Tenasserim were annexed by the British after their victory in the .British rule in Burma lasted from tofrom the Anglo-Burmese wars through the creation of Burma as a Province of British India to the establishment of an independently administered colony, and finally independence.

Various portions of Burmese territories, including Arakan, Tenasserim were annexed by the British after their victory in the First Anglo-Burmese War; .