Tropical Medicine

TROPICAL MEDICINE A European book on tropical medicine, mainly on India, was written by Garcia D’Orta (1501–1568) in 1563, an English book by George Whetstone (1545–1588) (published in 1598) and a Dutch book by Jacob de Bontius (1592–1631), who described beriberi. An Essay on Diseases Incidental to Europeans in Hot Climates was published by James Lind (1716–1794) in 1768, who introduced lemon juice as the cure for scurvy. Louis Daniel Beauperthuys (1803–1871) from the West Indies and who graduated in medicine from Paris is one of the forgotten pioneers of tropical medicine. He investigated virulent outbreaks of yellow fever in Venezuela and the West Indies and pointed out the causal relationship of mosquitoes in the marshes to such epidemics. Sir Patrick Manson (1844–1922) from Fingask, Aberdeen made several important contributions which have earned him the title of father of tropical medicine. He worked in Formosa and China and, on his return, founded the London School of Tropical Medicine in 1898. He proposed the extracorporeal life cycle for the malarial parasite in the mosquito in 1894 and described the periodicity of the filarial parasite and the Anophelesmosquito as its vector in 1879. Nobel Prize winner Sir Ronald Ross (1857–1932), surgeon major in the Indian Medical Services, while working at the Nilagri mountains in India, identified the mosquito as the carrier of malarial parasite in 1897 and showed the transmission of malarial disease to birds by bites of infected mosquitoes in 1898. He was professor of tropical medicine at Liverpool in 1899. The London School of Tropical Medicine was incorporated into the University of London in 1905 and amalgamated with the School of Hygiene in 1925 to become the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. William Whiteman Carlton Topley (1886–1944) was the first professor of bacteriology and immunology.



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The Poisonous Terrestrial Snakes of our British Indian Dominions (including Ceylon) illustrated 1913 poor copy
The Poisonous Terrestrial Snakes of our British Indian Dominions (including Ceylon) illustrated 1913 poor copy
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Public Health in British India, Anglo-Indian Preventive Medicine 1859–1914, Mark Harrison, good condition.
Public Health in British India, Anglo-Indian Preventive Medicine 1859–1914, Mark Harrison, good condition.
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Clinical Tropical Diseases,  A.R.D Adams, B.G Maegraith, 1953. First Edition. 508 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Inscription to front endpaper. Pages are clean and bright
Clinical Tropical Diseases, A.R.D Adams, B.G Maegraith, 1953. First Edition. 508 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Inscription to front endpaper. Pages are clean and bright
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Medicine Man - Stories from Medical Missions in India, China, Africa and Madagascar, Edith Hutchings,  London Missionary Society, First Edition (1927),
Medicine Man - Stories from Medical Missions in India, China, Africa and Madagascar, Edith Hutchings, London Missionary Society, First Edition (1927),
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The Intestinal protozoa of man, Clifford Dobell, William Wood & Co, 1921
The Intestinal protozoa of man, Clifford Dobell, William Wood & Co, 1921
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Animal Parasites and Human Disease, Asa C Chandler (1891-1958), Second Edition Revised, Illustrated , John Wiley, New York 1922
Animal Parasites and Human Disease, Asa C Chandler (1891-1958), Second Edition Revised, Illustrated , John Wiley, New York 1922
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A Manual of Family Medicine and Hygiene for India, Sir William Moore, J & A Churchill London, 1903
A Manual of Family Medicine and Hygiene for India, Sir William Moore, J & A Churchill London, 1903
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A  Manual of Family Medicine and Hygiene for India, Sir William Moore, J & A Churchill London, 1903 By Queen Victoria's honorary physician in Ireland, 1903
A Manual of Family Medicine and Hygiene for India, Sir William Moore, J & A Churchill London, 1903 By Queen Victoria's honorary physician in Ireland, 1903
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Laboratory Studies in Tropical Medicine by C.W. Daniels, John Bale, Sons, and Danielsson Ltd, London 1918,
Laboratory Studies in Tropical Medicine by C.W. Daniels, John Bale, Sons, and Danielsson Ltd, London 1918,
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Tropical Diseases, A Manual of the Diseases of the Warm Climate by Sir Patrick Manson, 5th Edition, revised and enlarged, 1914
Tropical Diseases, A Manual of the Diseases of the Warm Climate by Sir Patrick Manson, 5th Edition, revised and enlarged, 1914
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THE DISEASES OF WARM COUNTRIES, A HANDBOOK FOR MEDICAL MEN SCHEUBE, B. Publication Date: 1903 SOLD
THE DISEASES OF WARM COUNTRIES, A HANDBOOK FOR MEDICAL MEN SCHEUBE, B. Publication Date: 1903 SOLD
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Prize Essays on Leprosy. George, Edward Ehlers, S. P. Impey Newman New Sydenham Society, 1895
Prize Essays on Leprosy. George, Edward Ehlers, S. P. Impey Newman New Sydenham Society, 1895
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Among Swamps and Giants in Equatorial Africa: An Account of Surveys and Adventures in the Southern Sudan and British East Africa (1902) Major H H Austin
Among Swamps and Giants in Equatorial Africa: An Account of Surveys and Adventures in the Southern Sudan and British East Africa (1902) Major H H Austin
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Modern Practice of Physic, exhibiting Character, Cause, Symptoms, Prognostics, Robert Thomas 1834
Modern Practice of Physic, exhibiting Character, Cause, Symptoms, Prognostics, Robert Thomas 1834
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Malaria and the Parasites of Malarial Fevers, Bignami, Marchiafava, New Sydenham Society 1894
Malaria and the Parasites of Malarial Fevers, Bignami, Marchiafava, New Sydenham Society 1894
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Processus Integrii in Morbis Fere Omnibuscurandis Sydenham, Thoma, 1750
Processus Integrii in Morbis Fere Omnibuscurandis Sydenham, Thoma, 1750
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