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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/156853109X436856 Asian Journal of Social Science 37 (2009) 511–531 Intersecting Discourses on Tropicality and Disease Causation: Representations of Réunion’s Mosquito-borne Epidemics in the Scientifi c Literature Philip Weinstein

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2007 DOI: 10.1163/008254307X211106 T’oung Pao 93 (2007) 53-109 T ’ O U N G PA O Epidemics and Medicine during the Northern Song Dynasty: e Revival of Cold Damage Disorders ( Shanghan ) Asaf Goldschmidt Tel Aviv University Keywords Chinese

In: T'oung Pao

The correct identification of early modern plagues and epidemics in terms of modern pathology is highly problematical. Even evidence of symptom correlation is open to doubt. This is true of the plethora of pestilential fevers, but no less true in the case of illnesses that are apparently

[German version] Epidemic diseases (ED), or in the broadest sense, diseases that attack a large number of living beings simultaneously have been documented archaeologically since the middle of the Bronze Age, that is, since c. 2800 BC. Their appearance has been linked to population growth and the

In: Brill's New Pauly Online

capitalism these are things that need attending given the structural logic of its market. Such are the absurd epidemics inherent to the modern system. 1 Though this story has been told and retold for generations, recent analysis suggests that “tulip mania” never in fact happened to the extent originally

In: Acquiring Modernity

they define policy priorities. In the analysis, the notion of framing is used to investigate how activists and organizations have presented the issue of HIV in Russia and how they have defined their own role in responding to the epidemic. The focus on action frames allows for a discussion of the

In: Russian Politics

As physicians, the Russell brothers were frequently exposed to epidemic diseases. 1 Fevers, of great interest to eighteenth-century physicians, were thought to be diseases rather than symptoms of diseases. “The common epidemic diseases at Aleppo are Continual, Intermittent, Remittent fevers

In: The Scottish Enlightenment Abroad

). Moreover, the Criminal Law foresees punishment in the case of animal abandonment or mistreatment (Passantino et al., 2006), therefore obliging humans to respect animals. During non-epidemic emergencies—such as earthquakes, floods, volcanic eruptions, chemical and nuclear disasters, as well as in other

In: Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research

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In: Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online