The Andean wonder drug : cinchona bark and imperial science in the Spanish Atlantic, 1630-1800 /

"In the eighteenth century, malaria was a prevalent and deadly disease, and the only effective treatment was found in the Andean forests of Spanish America: a medicinal bark harvested from cinchona trees that would later give rise to the antimalarial drug quinine. In 1751, the Spanish Crown asserted...

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Main Author: Crawford, Matthew James,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016
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Clendening 1020B (Kansas City)

Call Number: QV 11 .DP6 C899a 2016
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