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WITTMAN, William

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Travels in Turkey, Asia-Minor, Syria, and across the desert into Egypt during the years 1799, 1800, and 1801, in company with the Turkish Army, and the British Military Mission.To which are annexed, observations on the plague, and on the diseases prevalent in Turkey, and a meteorological journal.

London: T. Gillet for Richard Phillips, 1803.

Wittman described the plague and other epidemics that afflicted both the Ottoman and British armies. In the Appendix he provided medical suggestions for treatment, together with a history of the plague. Digital facsimile from the Hathi Trust at this link.

Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Middle East, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Turkey, EPIDEMIOLOGY, Geography of Disease / Health Geography, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Flea-Borne Diseases › Plague (transmitted by fleas from rats to humans), MILITARY MEDICINE, SURGERY & HYGIENE › Napoleon's Campaigns & Wars, VOYAGES & Travels by Physicians, Surgeons & Scientists