New PDF release: Cholera: The Victorian Plague

By Amanda J Thomas

Discover the tale of the sickness that devastated the Victorian inhabitants, and taken approximately significant adjustments in sanitation. Drawing at the newest medical examine and a wealth of archival fabric, Amanda Thomas makes use of first-hand debts, mixing own tales with an outline of the historical past of the illness and its devastating after-effects on British society. This interesting heritage of a catastrophic ailment uncovers forgotten tales from all the significant cholera outbreaks in 1831-3, 1848-9, 1853-4 and 1866.

Amanda Thomas finds that Victorian theories in regards to the affliction have been frequently in the direction of the reality than we would imagine, between them the idea that cholera was once unfold by means of miasma, or foul air.

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