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Author Nielsen, May-Brith Ohman, 1962-
Title A historiographical inquiry into the theoretical and methodological implications of borders in the studies of great epidemics : bugs and borders / May-Brith Ohman Nielsen ; with a foreword by Anette Warring.
Imprint Lewiston, NY : The Edwin Mellen Press, [2015]

Author Nielsen, May-Brith Ohman, 1962-
Subject Epidemics -- Historiography.
Borderlands -- Health aspects -- Historiography.
Boundaries -- Health aspects -- Historiography.
Epidemiology -- Research.
Epidemiology -- Philosophy.
Epidemiology -- Methodology.
Description 1 online resource (x, 237 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-229) and index.
Contents Theme and purpose of this historiographical study -- Epidemics and borders -- What kinds of historical features are epidemics? -- Method of approach and selection of sources -- Analytical framework -- Findings and discussions on aspects of space and time -- Some significant historical aspects of the disease -- Point of view -- Main types of sources and main source challenges in research -- Findings and discussions of the epidemics as historical events -- Epidemics and change -- Values, narratives and discourse -- Values at the time -- Narratives and discourse -- Messages and scholarly virtues -- Open and covert messages to the reader -- Virtues in historical research -- Final remarks.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780779907809 electronic bk.
0779907809 electronic bk.
9781495503146
1495503143
OCLC # 933741462
Additional Format Print version: Nielsen, May-Brith Ohman, 1962- Historiographical inquiry into the theoretical and methodological implications of borders in the studies of great epidemics 9781495503146 (DLC) 2015011757 (OCoLC)904968258.


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