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The Resource Agents of Apocalypse : Epidemic Disease in the Colonial Philippines

Agents of Apocalypse : Epidemic Disease in the Colonial Philippines

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Agents of Apocalypse : Epidemic Disease in the Colonial Philippines
Title
Agents of Apocalypse
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Epidemic Disease in the Colonial Philippines
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Language
eng
Summary
As waves of epidemic disease swept the Philippines in the late nineteenth century, some colonial physicians began to fear that the indigenous population would be wiped out. Many Filipinos interpreted the contagions as a harbinger of the Biblical Apocalypse. Though the direct forebodings went unfulfilled, Philippine morbidity and mortality rates were the world's highest during the period 1883-1903. In Agents of Apocalypse, Ken De Bevoise shows that those "mourning years" resulted from a conjunction of demographic, economic, technological, cultural, and political processes that had been building
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MERUC
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Agents of Apocalypse : Epidemic Disease in the Colonial Philippines
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Agents of Apocalypse : Epidemic Disease in the Colonial Philippines
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7s4xt
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS
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Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821426
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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remote

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