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An historic sketch of the causes, progress, extent, and mortality of the contagious fever epidemic in Ireland during the years 1817, 1818, and 1819 : with numerous tables, official documents, and private communications, illustrative of its general history and of the system of management adopted for its suppression

Harty, William, 1781-1854.
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1820

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Harty on contagious fever

Description

Exhaustive treatment based on statistical information drawn from official records and private communications. Examines the typhus epidemics in Ireland of 1817, 1818, and 1819, and compares them to the epidemic of 1741. Concentrates on the epidemiological aspects, using primary sources

Publication/Creation

Dublin : published by Hodges and M'Arthur ; London : By Hurst, Robinson, and Co. F. and G. Underwood, Burgess and Hill, and John Callow, 1820.

Physical description

xvi, 5 unnumbered pages, xviii-xxix, 1 unnumbered page, 220 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 292 pages, 11 unnumbered leaves of folding plates : illustrations, frontispiece, map ; 22 cm

Notes

Frontispiece epidemiological map of Ireland

Spine title: "Harty on contagious fever."

Erratum: final contents page

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references

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Language

  • English


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This material has been provided by King’s College London. The original may be consulted at King’s College London.

King’s College London


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