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Author Rocco, Fiammetta.

Title The miraculous fever tree : malaria and the quest for a cure that changed the world / Fiammetta Rocco.

Publication Info. New York, NY : HarperCollins, [2003]
2003

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  616.9362 ROC    AVAILABLE
 Stockton Twp PL Stacks - SKLY-13  616.9 ROC    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xix, 348 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Ch. 1. Sickness prevails - Africa -- Ch. 2. The tree required - Rome -- Ch. 3. The tree discovered - Peru -- Ch. 4. The quarrel - England -- Ch. 5. The quest - South America -- Ch. 6. To war and to explore - from Holland to West Africa -- Ch. 7. To explore and to war - From America to Panama -- Ch. 8. The seed - South America -- Ch. 9. The science - India, England and Italy -- Ch. 10. The last forest - Congo.
Subject Malaria -- History.
Quinine -- History.
Cinchona -- History.
Malaria -- history -- Personal Narratives.
Cinchona -- Personal Narratives.
History, 18th Century -- Personal Narratives.
History, 19th Century -- Personal Narratives.
Quinine -- history -- Personal Narratives.
ISBN 0060199512

 
    
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