2 Oct 2019
Cholera: Poverty, Urbanity, and Immigration
The threat cholera posed was not limited to the population’s health, but extended into political and social concerns of the era. When cholera arrived via Britain’s harbors and waterways in 1832, the disease swept across a nation agitated by political unrest and a deeply divided class system. The working population, disenfranchised and without democratic representation, […]
27 Nov 2019
Cholera: A Panoply of Useless Remedies
Emily WinterEmily Winter is an archivist of everything from the miasmatic to the purulent.