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On the epidemics of the Bengal and North-West Presidencies

by K. MacKinnon

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Published by [s.n.] in S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disease Outbreaks

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    Statementby K. MacKinnon
    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p.
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26263058M

    The soldiers based in the Bengal Infantry were not necessarily from the region. In fact, the rank and file were primarily from the United Provinces and Bihar. This regiment saw more service than its counterparts in the Madras and Bombay Presidencies. Thousands of Indian men of all religions wanted to join the army. The British Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) [1] was the British rule over the Indian subcontinent between and [2] The term can also refer to the period of dominion. [2] [3] The region under British control—commonly called "India" in the British period—included areas directly administered by the United Kingdom (contemporaneously, "British India") as well as the .

      Volume 9: Florence Nightingale on Health in India is the first of two volumes reporting Nightingale’s forty years of work to improve public health in India. It begins with her work to establish the Royal Commission on the Sanitary State of the Army in India, for which she drafted questionnaires, analyzed returns, and did much of the final writing, going on to . The Lancet Special Articles FORECASTING AND CONTROL OF CHOLERA EPIDEMICS IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA AND CHINA Sir Leonard Rogers K.C.S.I., C.I.E., M.D. Lond., LL.D. Glasg., F.R.C.P., F.R.S. FORMERLY MAJOR-GENERAL, INDIAN MEDICAL SERVICE IN a recent paper () I recorded a tenfold reduction in the cholera mortality during the decade in the extensive endemic area of Lower Bengal Cited by: 1.

    Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns were the administrative divisions of British governance in India. In one form or other they existed between and , conventionally divided into three historical periods. During –, the East India Company set up factory towns in several locations in coastal India by the . Murray J. Report on the treatment of epidemic cholera: From information collected by the governments of Bengal, Madras, Bombay, N.W. Provinces, Punjab, Oudh, and Central India, by Author: Muhammad Umair Mushtaq.


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The Bengal Presidency, officially the Presidency of Fort William and later Bengal Province, was a subdivision of the British Empire in the height of its territorial jurisdiction, it covered large parts of what is now South Asia and Southeast proper covered the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal (present-day Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal).Capital: Calcutta.

Bengal Presidency was an administrative subdivision of British India established in At its peak in the 19th century it extended from the North West Frontier Province to Burma, Singapore and proper was divided into West Bengal and Eastern Bengal and Assam in In there was a further re-organisation into Bengal, Bihar & Orissa and Assam.

Bryden reports how epidemics left Bengal and infected a near-by area; this area became a seat of epidemic next year and spread forward north- west and south with great regularity.

Now movement is more rapid. The report of the Sanitary Commissioner for India () says that in the later months of and in the early Graph No. Full text of "The Bengal obituary, or, A record to perpetuate the memory of departed worth: being a compilation of tablets and monumental inscriptions from various parts of the Bengal and Agra Presidencies: to which is added biographical sketches and memoirs of such as have pre-eminently distinguished themselves in the history of British India, since the formation of the.

The major diseases reported as the main cause of death in the On the epidemics of the Bengal and North-West Presidencies book before were cholera, fever, and smallpox. Between and 'fever' was the most important cause of death in all the wards of the city followed by 'cholera' and 'smallpox'.File Size: 6MB.

Beforecholera was confined to Bengal but the – cholera epidemics in India shocked the Company. By the s, cholera was known to be a life-threatening disease to the western world.

In India, it gained the focus of medical services due to its serious impact on the troops and officers of the Company; otherwise, it was a disease of. Thackers Directories. Thacker, Spink & Co was a well known Calcutta publishing company. Their directories are well known and comprehensive.

In particular, Thackers Bengal Directory which was published - covered the presidency of Bengal; but from was expanded to cover the whole of India and its title was changed to Thackers Indian Directory. Other publications on this page such as the various Bengal Directories may also contain Army Lists, as may equivalent publications for the other presidencies.

Bengal Almanac This book contains much general information, including. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

Books to Borrow. Top Full text of "India And Its Native Princes: Travels In Central India And In The Presidencies Of Bombay And Bengal " See other formats. The Bengal Army was the army of the Bengal Presidency, one of the three presidencies of British India within the British Empire.

The Presidency armies, like the presidencies themselves, belonged to the East India Company (EIC) until the Government of India Act (passed in the aftermath of the Indian Rebellion of ) transferred all three presidencies to the direct.

The Bengal Presidency was once the largest subdivision of British India, with its seat in Calcutta (now Kolkata).It was primarily centred in the Bengal region. At its territorial peak in the 19th century, the presidency extended from the present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan in the west to Burma, Singapore and Penang in the east.

The Governor of Bengal was. The Bengal Army was the army of the Bengal Presidency, one of the three presidencies of British India within the British Empire. The Presidency armies, like the presidencies themselves, belonged to the East India Company (EIC) until the Government of India Act (passed in the aftermath of the Indian Rebellion of ) transferred all three presidencies to the direct Branch: British Indian Army.

Regulating Act, Political and administrative functions of the East India Company (EIC or Company) were recognized for first time.; Governor of Bengal was designated as Governor General (GG) of Bengal (1st GG - Lord Warren Hastings); It provided for establishment of supreme court in Calcutta in ; Governors of Madras and Bombay Presidencies were made subordinate to GG of Bengal.

Discover the best Bombay Travel Guides in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Travels in Central India and in the Presidencies of Bombay and Bengal (Classic Reprint) Louis Rousselet.

Paperback. Burma and Ceylon: Including the Provinces of Bengal, Bombay, and Madras, the Punjab, North-West. The fourth cholera pandemic of the century began in the Ganges Delta of the Bengal region and traveled with Muslim pilgrims to Mecca. In its first year, the epidemic clai of 90, Mecca pilgrims.

Cholera spread throughout the Middle East and was carried to Russia, Europe, Africa and North America. Rare Cholera map showing the outbreak of the disease across the city of Kolkata in The nineteenth century had seen a much greater use of cartography in order to track and chart the spread of infectious diseases, especially cholera, which had seen two pandemics break out betweenand   Methods.

The statistical data are obtained from the sanitary reports of the provinces or presidencies of Assam, Bengal, Bihar and Orissa, Bombay, Central Provinces, Madras, Northwest Frontier Province, Punjab, and United Provinces for the five-year period from to [33, 34].The data were copied from these public reports and entered into a Cited by: 5.

The Epidemic Act was enacted to crack down on people — cart-drivers, sweepers, cleaners — who fled municipal limits in the aftermath of the bubonic : Tarangini Sriraman. Start studying From Trade to Territory. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Search. control over the north-west. There were three Presidencies: Bengal, Madras and Bombay. Each was ruled by a Governor.

The supreme head of the administration. Gun Running And The Indian North-West Frontier by Arnold Keppel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

The East India Company and Indian Regiments establish supremacy over the warrior states of the North West and Burma in the east. Two wars were fought to subdue Burma, in and in the three presidencies of Bengal, Bombay and Madras to protect trade and expand it’s territories.

TheFile Size: KB.EPIDEMIOLOGY: Year: | Volume: 54 | Issue: 1 | Page: Epidemic of hand, foot and mouth disease in West Bengal, India in August, A multicentric study: Nilendu Sarma 1, Abhijit Sarkar 2, Amlan Mukherjee 3, Apurba Ghosh 4, Sandipan Dhar 5, Rajib Malakar 5 1 Department of Dermatology, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India 2 .The country was divided into three presidencies namely, Bengal, Madras and Bombay, the seat of government being respectively at Fort William, Fort St.

George, and Bombay itself. In the beginning the Supreme Local Administration of India was distributed among these three governments, each one enjoying co-ordinate Size: KB.