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The Yellow Demon of FeverFighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade$
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Manuel Barcia

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780300215854

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300215854.001.0001

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A Shared Struggle

A Shared Struggle

Cooperation, Learning, and Knowledge Exchange in the Atlantic World

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(p.166) Five A Shared Struggle
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The Yellow Demon of Fever
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Manuel Barcia

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300215854.003.0006

This chapter examines the exchanges and debates that occurred throughout the Atlantic, revealing how knowledge related to diseases and their cures was created and disseminated by a varied number of historical actors associated with the slave trade and its abolition. The chapter question the ways in which helped disseminating new knowledge and changing medical cultures in the Atlantic world and beyond.

Keywords:   Knowledge exchange, Slave-trade contact zones, Medical practitioners, Medical cultures, Medical treatments, Pharmacopeia, Tropical diseases

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