Poison in Small Measure: Dr. Christopherson and the Cure for Bilharzia. signed with inscription by author

By: CRICHTON-HARRIS, Ann

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CRICHTON-HARRIS, Ann. Poison in Small Measure: Dr. Christopherson and the Cure for Bilharzia. Leiden / Boston : Brill, (2009). Pp (6),[vii]-xx,[1]-428. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated purple and brown card covers, lettered in purple, brown and yellow. In Khartoum in 1917, Dr. Christopherson injected seventy bilharzia patients with antimony tartrate and cured them. This biography examines the life of this medical pioneer, his fight for priority and professional survival against the politics of exclusion in colonial Africa. Contents : 1. Worms and dead eggs in the long hot summer. 2. Three generations of Christophersons : tanner to clergyman to physician. 3. The Boer War experience : the Imperial Yeomanry Hospital-a palace in the desert.4. Sudan 1902-3 : smallpox delivers both fear and opportunity. 5. 1904 and the appointment blunder. 6. The wellcome laboratory on the Nile and a rela psing fever dispute. A storm in a teacup? Some of what really happened is revealed only in 1923. 7. Christopherson's difficult years : surviving disaster : 1908-1911. 8. 1912 marriage and the decision to remain in Sudan. 9. With the Red Cross in Serbia, and Rudolph Slatin's role as 'fairy godfather'. 10. France 1917. The commission on medical establishments. 11. The 'Aha' moment and consequences. 12. On the practice of medicine, Sudan 1902-1919. 13. Life after Sudan-the varied life of a London consultant. 14. Heavensgate, Gloucestershire. 15. Looking back from the twenty-first century. Appendix A - An analysis of J.B. Christopherson's Dosing Method. Appendix B - Published papers and letters byJ.B. Christopherson. Appendix C - Chronology. Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 70.00

Title: Poison in Small Measure: Dr. Christopherson and the Cure for Bilharzia. signed with inscription by author

Author Name: CRICHTON-HARRIS, Ann

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Brill, Leiden / Boston, 2009, ISBN:9789004175419:

Seller ID: 110396

Keywords: BILHARZIA SUDAN MEDICINE HISTORY AFRICAN MEDHIST CURE BIOGRAPHY AFRICA,