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Title Healing the herds : disease, livestock economies, and the globalization of veterinary medicine / edited by Karen Brown and Daniel Gilfoyle
Published Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (vi, 299 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Ohio University Press series in ecology and history
Ohio University Press series in ecology and history.
Contents Epizootic diseases in the Netherlands, 1713-2002 : veterinary science, agricultural policy, and public response / Peter A. Koolmees -- The now-opprobrious title of "horse doctor" : veterinarians and professional identity in late nineteenth-century America / Ann N. Greene -- Breeding cows, maximizing milk : British veterinarians and the livestock economy, 1930-50 / Abigail Woods -- Policing epizootics : legislation and administration during outbreaks of cattle plague in eighteenth-century Northern Germany as continuous crisis management / Dominik Hünniger -- For better or worse? The impact of the veterinarian service on the development of the agricultural society in Java (Indonesia) in the nineteenth century / Martine Barwegen -- Fighting rinderpest in the Philippines, 1886-1941 / Daniel F. Doeppers -- Diseases of equids in Southeast Asia, c.1800-c.1945 : apocalypse or progress? / William G. Clarence-Smith
"They give me fever" : East Coast fever and other environmental impacts of the Maasai moves / Lotte Hughes -- Animal disease and veterinary administration in Trinidad and Tobago, 1879-1962 / Rita Pemberton -- Nineteenth-century Australian pastoralists and the origins of state veterinary services / John Fisher -- Holding water in bamboo buckets : agricultural science, livestock breeding, and veterinary medicine in colonial Manchuria / Robert John Perrins -- Sheep breeding in colonial Canterbury (New Zealand) : a practical response to the challenges of disease and economic change, 1850-1914 / Robert Peden -- Animal science and the representation of local breeds : looking into the sources of current characterization of Bororo zebu / Saverio Krèatli -- Kenya's cattle trade and the economics of empire, 1918-48 / David Anderson
Summary During the early 1990s, the ability of dangerous diseases to pass between animals and humans was brought once more to the public consciousness. These concerns continue to raise questions about how livestock diseases have been managed over time and in different social, economic, and political circumstances. Healing the Herds: Disease, Livestock Economies, and the Globalization of Veterinary Medicine brings together case studies from the Americas, western Europe, and the European and Japanese colonies to illustrate how the rapid growth of the international trade in animals through th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-285) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Veterinary epidemiology -- History
Livestock -- History
Medicine -- History -- 18th century.
Veterinary Medicine -- history
History, 20th Century
History, 19th Century
History, 18th Century
Disease Outbreaks -- veterinary
Animal Husbandry -- history
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Agribusiness.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Sustainable Agriculture.
HISTORY -- General.
Veterinary epidemiology
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Brown, Karen, 1964- editor.
Gilfoyle, Daniel, 1957- editor.
LC no. 2009037813
ISBN 9780821443101