Science, Technology, and Medicine in Colonial Africa: A Selected Bibliography

[This material was assembled by George P. Landow, Professor of English and Art History, Brown University, using the University of Alberta's Victorian Database on a CD-ROM, 1970-1995.]

Beck, Ann. A History of the British Medical Administration of East Africa, 1900-1950. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970.

Good, Charles M. "Pioneer Medical Missions in Colonial Africa." Social Science and Medicine 1991 (32) 1-10.

Headrick, Daniel R. "The Tools of Imperialism: Technology and the Expansion of European Colonial Empires in the Nineteenth Century." Journal of Modern History 1979 (51) 231-263.

Health in Tropical Africa During the Colonial Period. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980.

Kubicek, Robert V. "The Colonial Steamer and the Occupation of West Africa by the Victorian State, 1840-1900." Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 1990 (18/1) 9-32.

Lynn, Martin. "Technology, Trade and 'A Race of Native Capitalists': The Krio Diaspora of West Africa and the Steamship, 1852-95." Journal of African History 1992 (33/3) 421-440.

Lyons, Maryinez. A Colonial Disease: A Social History of Sleeping Sickness in Northern Zaire, 1900-1940. Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Stafford, Robert A. "Geological Surveys, Mineral Discoveries, and British Expansion, 1835-1871." Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 1984 (12/3) 5-32.

Swanson, Maynard W. "The Sanitation Syndrome: Bubonic Plague and Urban Native Policy in the Colony, 1900-1909." Journal of African History 1977 (18) 387-410.

Worboys, Michael. "The Comparative History of Sleeping Sickness in East and Central Africa, 1900-1914." History of Science 1994 (32/Pt. 1) 89-102.

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