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The Prevention of Malaria in The Federated Malay States - Malcolm Watson (first)
The Prevention of Malaria in The Federated Malay States - Malcolm Watson (first)
$123.00
Manufacturer Number: ML2281A
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The Prevention of Malaria

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The Federated Malay States

Malcolm Watson

A classic work of modern medicine, published shortly after Ronald Ross' 1907 Lancet paper detailing his discovery in India that malaria was carried by mosquitoes and that limiting the insects' breeding areas would reduce the spread of the disease. Watson's distinction was to put Ross' ideas into practice for the first time. Watson's successful methods were copied elsewhere in the tropics saving millions of lives. The book is dedicated to Frank Swettenham 139 pages with 12 black and white plates and pull out maps of Port Swettenham, parts of the districts of Klang and Kuala Selangor, Kuala Langat, Krian, Bukit Gantang Valley and two charts.

Weight 0.9kg. Post free within Malaysia

Published by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, 1911. First edition.

 

Condition: Good. Hardback.  This is an ex-library book with seven medium sized circular stamps on the preliminary pages up to the beginning of the preface. The spine is worn in places and there are one or two scratches on the cover. The end papers are heavily tanned. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild tanning with occasional spotting throughout.