In no case is this more evident than in the spread of sexually transmitted disease in a colonial society as karen jochelson end page 494 shows in her fine account of the history of syphilis in south africa between 1880 and 1950 these dates are well chosen. The colour of disease syphilis and racism in south africa 1880 1950 responsibility karen jochelson imprint new york palgrave 2001 1880 1910 from paupers to pass laws control of vd in the cape and transvaal vd and the poor white problem in the 1920s and 1930s vd treatment and educational propaganda for whites 1910 1930 migrancy . Following randall packards book on tuberculosis it is a pioneering analysis of a single disease and its ramification in the countrys history understanding both the incidence and treatment of syphilis in south africa demands attention to migrant labour the development of medical services prostitution and racial ideas. Karen jochelson the colour of disease syphilis and racism in south africa 1880 1950 new york palgrave oxford st antonys college 2001 xii 248 pp tables appendixes bibliography index 6500 cloth good writing about the history of health and disease requires a careful deciphering of . Get this from a library the colour of disease syphilis and racism in south africa 1880 1950 karen jochelson palgrave connect online service
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