WATSON, SIR MALCOLM
Title African Highway - The Battle for Health in Central Africa
Book Condition Very good condition in original hardcover, with slightly edgeworn dustjacket.
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Size 294 pp with frontis, numerous bw photos, maps and
Publisher 0 Johns Murray 1953
Seller ID 27744
The author was medical advisor to the Copperbelt mines from 1929 onwards, and his fight against malaria, as well as other prevalent diseases, brought him into prominence. Much on the treatment of local labour in the mine compounds and matters relating to their health and well-being. An interesting socio-economic document on the impact of mining, as well as a biographical record and history of 20th century medical advances in Central Africa. Contains a section on African village life.