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Healing the Land and the NationMalaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947$
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Sandra M. Sufian

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780226779355

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226779386.001.0001

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Pathological Landscape

Pathological Landscape

Epidemiology and the Medical Geography of Malaria in Palestine

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(p.63) Chapter Two Pathological Landscape
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Healing the Land and the Nation
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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226779386.003.0003

This chapter examines the historical epidemiology and medical geography of malaria in Palestine. It explains that the country possessed topographical and climatological features that contributed to the disease's transmission. The chapter discusses disease etiology and the different rate of infection and mortality between the Jewish and Palestinian communities. It also argues that the interaction of humans and the environment in constructing and reconstructing the landscape of Palestine certainly effected change but did not rid the country of the disease entirely.

Keywords:   malaria, historical epidemiology, medical geography, Palestine, disease transmission, disease etiology, Jewish community, Palestinian community

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