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Title: Malaria in Jalpaiguri: The History of an Epidemic Disease from 1869-1947
Other Titles: Karatoya, NBU J. Hist. Vol 9, March 2016, p 56 - 73
Authors: Sarkar, Monoranjan
Keywords: environment
malaria disease
common people
Issue Date: Mar-2016
Publisher: University of North Bengal
Abstract: This article is aimed to examine the spread of malaria disease and its socio-environment impact in the tea plantations area of Jalpaiguri district in colonial India. In recent times there are so many scholars who have studied the environment and health of colonial Bengal, unfortunately, missed Jalpaiguri as their study area or though mentioned only an or few lines on it. Hence present article proposes to examine a detailed study in this theme. The source materials are exclusively collected from the different literary texts, reports, statistical accounts etc. composed by the colonial officers and that of 'the indigenous writers; some of the original sources of have been collected from the officials of different Tea Estates and West Bengal State Achieves.
ISSN: 2229-4880
Appears in Collections:Karatoya Vol. 9 (March 2016)

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