Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Author Crichton-Harris, Ann.

Title Poison in small measure [electronic resource] : Dr. Christopherson and the cure for bilharzia / by Ann Crichton-Harris.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xx, 428 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-414) and index.
Contents Worms and dead eggs in the long hot summer -- Three generations of Christophersons : tanner to clergyman to physician -- The Boer War experience : the Imperial Yeomanry Hospital-a palace in the desert -- Sudan 1902-3 : smallpox delivers both fear and opportunity -- 1904 and the appointment blunder -- The wellcome laboratory on the Nile and a relapsing fever dispute. A storm in a teacup? Some of what really happened is revealed only in 1923 -- Christopherson's difficult years : surviving disaster : 1908-1911 -- 1912 marriage and the decision to remain in Sudan -- With the Red Cross in Serbia, and Rudolph Slatin's role as 'fairy godfather' -- France 1917. The commission on medical establishments -- The 'Aha' moment and consequences -- On the practice of medicine, Sudan 1902-1919 -- Life after Sudan-the varied life of a London consultant -- Heavensgate, Gloucestershire -- Looking back from the twenty-first century.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Christopherson, John Brian, 1868-1955.
Physicians -- Sudan -- Biography.
Schistosomiasis -- Sudan -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004175419 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9004175415 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Available items only