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Ports of empire: immigration, communication, and cholera in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, 1830-1870

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This study explores the relationship between emigration and cholera in British North American port towns, between 1832 and 1866. It focuses specifically on three established and growing port towns located directly off of the Atlantic Ocean – St. John's, Newfoundland, Halifax, Nova Scotia and Saint John, New Brunswick. The pressures of mass immigration from the British Isles, the transmission of highly-feared diseases from emigrant and cargo ships to port towns in British North America, and...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty - History of Medicine
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:03eb173d-50e2-4a7e-9261-578ef113007d
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ora:12224

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