The Times Newspaper and the Climate of Rome

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byStrother Ancrum Smith

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878. Excerpt: ...--mongers might take exception to this case, because the siege was over, and the army had entered Rome, by the 30 June, whereas the unhealthy season is not considered to commence before the month of July, and embraces July, August, and the early part of Sept/ The case, however, is good, as far as it goes, and may be set off against that of the labourers who gather in the harvest in the month of June. If, moreover, the health of the French army is nothing to the point, we may find evidence, of the nature we require, in the exemption from fevers in India enjoyed by the civil servants of the government, as compared with the soldiers and noncommissioned officers of the army, the cases being only 20 in a 1000 among the former against 83 among the latter, (see page 83). Supplying, therefore, the evidence which is wanting in the case of the Campagna by what occurs in other parts of the world, where the sites are similar, we may assume that, with the exception of certain spots of limited extent, which may be avoided by those who believe in their unhealthiness, the belt of country for many miles beyond Rome cannot be malarious in the proper sense of the word, and cannot, consequently, infect the air of the city. The fevers which attack the country people and others within this belt must be due to causes which are under the entire control of man, and which may by certain precautions be rendered completely innoxious. These precautions, we will now proceed to consider. Of those recommended by the Italian Doctors few are of any value. One or two may be dictated by common sense; but the greater part are at once vexatious and useless, or are opposed to every sound sanitary principle. Of some the efficiency may be doubted, though it cannot be disproved. Thus Brocchi maint...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878. Excerpt: ...--mongers might take exception to this case, because the siege was over, and the army had entered Rome, by the 30 June, whereas...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217109578

ISBN - 13:9780217109574

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