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African Highway - The Battle for Health in Central Africa, WATSON, SIR  MALCOLM

Author Name    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.

Shipping:   All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch

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.

Price = 60.00 USD



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