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Roman Fever

Sarah Perry, 26 September 2019

Malaria and Victorian Fictions of Empire 
by Jessica Howell.
Cambridge, 238 pp., £75, October 2018, 978 1 108 48468 8
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... are not all that effective, and half the world’s population remains at risk of infection. As Jessica Howell’s scrupulous, fascinating and occasionally maddening book attests, the history of malaria is entwined with the history of empire. Population movement, war and the infrastructure of industry all contributed to the flourishing of the ...

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