Essays Tagged: "Typhus"

The true coldwar. Refers to The Bubonic Plague, known as the black death

reatest ally against theAztecs was smallpox. Napoleon's Grand Army was defeated by theRussians, and typhus. Queen Victoria spread hemophilia to her heirs,leading to the illness of the only son of Czar ... cts on history. In the opening, I mentionedthe destruction of Napoleon's Grand Army at the hands of typhus. Let's delvea little deeper into that event. In the spring of 1812, Napoleon had reachedthe h ...

(9 pages) 144 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What Is Rickettsia.

sias are named after their discoverer, the American pathologist Harold Taylor Ricketts, who died of typhus in Mexico after confirming the infectious agent of that rickettsial disease.Rickettsias unlik ... esOrganism and diseasesRickettsiaspecies Disease Natural cycleb Geographic distributionVectors HostsTyphus group:Rickettsia prowazekii Epidemic typhus Human body liceHumans WorldwideRecrudescent typhu ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Elizabethan Era: Diseases and medicines.

DISEASESIn Elizabethan times there were many diseases. Including cholera, typhus, the deadly black plague, and many more.One of histories most deadly killers, cholera, was ca ... es to cure it. And in the 19th cholera became the first global disease in a series of epidemics.The typhus fever was another disease caused by bad sanitation. This disease was transmitted through the ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Complete Summary of "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

p of everyone there, but her life is difficult because conditions are poor at the school. Not until typhus kills many of the students do conditions improve. Jane completes her education there and obta ... a. Mr. Eyre had offered to adopt Jane, but Mrs. Reed maliciously told him that Jane had died in the typhus epidemic.When Jane returns from this visit, Rochester asks her to marry him and Jane joyfully ...

(3 pages) 85 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Man's Search for Meaning An evaluation of Victor Frankl's Book

hem. Over time, a prisoner's emotions dulled. Frankl described a scene were he worked in a hut with typhus patients: "After one of them had just died, I watched without any emotional upset the scene t ...

(4 pages) 93 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Diseases during 18th century Britain

accounted for many deaths in industrial cities during the industrial revoloution. Diseases such as typhus, cholera and tuberculosis spread rapidly mainly due to a lack of hygiene and their lack of kn ... etween 1760 and 1870, due to their poor living conditions and poor hygiene. These diseases included Typhus, Influenza, Pneumonia and Tuberculosis. One particularly bad disease amongst the British was ...

(2 pages) 51 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Cricket in Australia in the 1920's w ref

is was the first English team to tour Australia since the war, but it was delayed by an outbreak of typhus on the passenger ship carrying the English team. Australia placed seven test debutants under ...

(7 pages) 25 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Hope Is the Last to Die" by Haline Birenbaum

nker. Halina, her mother, and Hileks wife, Hela were taken to the womens camp. Fighting starvation, typhus, scurvy, dysetnery, tuberculosis, lice, and the horrible labor. Halina's mother, father and s ...

(5 pages) 25 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Accomplished Life of Marie Curie

in her future aspirations to be a scientist. (Ashburn)At the age of eight her oldest sister died of typhus and three years later her mother died of an ongoing fight with tuberculosis. With great effor ...

(7 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Society and how it changed after the Great Wall, paying especial attention to the civilians.

on the streets or somewhere unsafe. By living on the streets or somewhere dirty, some civilians got Typhus Fever. Typhus is spread by tics, mice, lice, or fleas. You can get it after an infective rat ... ion, the three factors which affected the lives of the civilian population during WWI are; Cholera, Typhus, and Starvation. Cholera was caused by dirty food or water (bacteria), typhus was caused by r ...

(5 pages) 21 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Typhoid Mary - Effects of Mary Mallon's incarceration.

during the early 1900s. The outcry was for two differing reasons, firstly that she was a carrier of typhus and thus damaging and threateningly lethal to the city's population, and on the opposite extr ...

(11 pages) 30 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Did the actions in Corfu & Bulgaria add or diminish the League of Nations' reputation up to 1925 and beyond?

at this period of time. The League of Nations investigated in fighting diseases such as malaria and typhus. They also shut down 3 big Swiss pharmaceutical firms that sold drugs. In addition the League ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

DDT: Should DDT be banned?

know for doing wonders, it was first used to protect military areas and personnel against malaria, typhus, and other vector-borne diseases. Many would say that Rachel Carson sparked the controversial ... not be been banned in every country; DDT has helped countries control diseases such as malaria and typhus where it is needed the most.DDT helps control the disease malaria in South Africa. Malaria in ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

David Copperfield coureswork-How did Charles Dickens portray how children where treated in the 19th century?

d for instance the exploitation of young children, prostitution, vice and squalor, the epidemics of typhus, cholera and smallpox. Dickens writing showed the parallel from his childhood to David's chil ...

(8 pages) 13 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Jane Erye

all started back when Jane's was born and both of Jane's parents where killed a food virus known as typhus. Because of her parent's death Jane was forced to live with her only known relative Mrs. Sara ...

(3 pages) 555 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Positive and Negative Effects of European Expansion in N.America

at the Native Americans were not immune to including small pox, measles, bubonic plague, influenza, typhus, diphtheria, yellow fever, malaria and the scarlet fever. Devoid of natural resistance to the ...

(3 pages) 30 0 2.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Brontë: A plot overview of the book

en Burns, whose positive attitude to the school is helpful and unpleasant. A massive disease called typhus goes through Lowood; Helen dies during the devastation. Due to the devastation Mr. Brocklehur ...

(4 pages) 1111 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Silent Spring" Exposing the truth and the hidden dangers of DDT

orld War Two to impregnate the troupes' fatigues to protect them from mosquitoes spreading malaria, typhus, and other insect-borne diseases. Many cities in Italy were dusted to control the typhus carr ...

(8 pages) 45 0 4.5 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Needless Torture

ng experiments, sea-water experiments, malaria experiments, mustard gas experiments, spotted fever (Typhus) experiments, and experiments with poison are just a few of the experiments that were conduct ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy