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Africa: a study in tropical development

L. Dudley Stamp

Africa: a study in tropical development

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 416-435.

      Statement[by] Sir L. Dudley Stamp [and] W. T. W. Morgan.
      ContributionsMorgan, W. T. W. 1927- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT12.2 .S66 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 520 p.
      Number of Pages520
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5223433M
      ISBN 100471820083
      LC Control Number75178152

      The advent of tropical medicine was a direct consequence of European and American imperialism, when military personnel, colonial administrators, businessmen, and settlers encountered a new set of diseases endemic to the tropics. Professor Farley describes how governments and organizations in Britain, the British colonies, the United States, Central and . Conversely, an alteration of nutritional status (main tools: body mass index and weight loss) but also food can play a role in the development of neurodegenerative disease. Few studies on this subject have been performed in tropical areas. In tropical countries, the prevalence of malnutrition is of %–% in patients with cognitive. In , 22 of 24 nations identified as having “Low Human Development” on the U.N.’s Human Development Index were located in Sub-Saharan Africa. In many nations, gross domestic product per person is less than $ per year, with the vast majority of .


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