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Unformatted text preview: www.law.georgetown.edu/.../images/in-map.gif div.jpg h ttp://www.geni.org/globalenergy/library/national_energy_grid/india/graphics/ind- H183 Lecture: Cholera in India (Keywords) Geography: • Bundelkhand (Historical region now Uttar/Madhya Pradesh) • Bengal • Rajasthan • Uttar Pradesh • Kolkata (Calcutta) • Tamil Nadu • Udhagamandalam (Ootacamund) • Chennai (Madras) • Mumbai (Bombay) • Ganges River Terms: • Āyurveda (Life-Knowledge) • Vaidya (Ayurveda physician) • Tri-dosa (tri-dosha): Vāta (wind) pitta (bile) and kapha (phlegm) • Asafetida or Asafoetida • Four Humors (Humours): Fire, Wind, Water/Bile, Phlegm • Calomel (Hg2Cl2) – Mercury Chloride • Opium • Jute • • Cholera Pills Hill Stations Dates: 1619-1760s East India Company trades in Madras (Chennai), Calcutta (Kolkata), Bombay (Mumbai), Surat 1817-21 British slaughter cattle in sacred grove in Bundelkhand First Cholera epidemic in Colonial India 1819 First Hill Stations built 1856-57 Cholera outbreak coincides with Sepia Mutiny; 140,000 cholera pills made 1860-61 Third major Cholera outbreak 1877 Cholera outbreak in Ootacamund (Ooty) 1884 Robert Koch finds cholera bacteria in Calcutta water tank; British colonial gov’t does not support contagion theory 1890s Experimental cholera inoculations receive little gov’t support in India 1896 Lumiere brothers from France show film in Bombay Map of Hindostan or India (1814) by Mathew Carey from the David Rumsey Collection of Historic Maps http://fs.huntingdon.edu/jLewis/Syl/IRcomp/Maps/indpoli1.gif ...
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