30 Nov

ZOOM, Uppsala

Agricultural Revoultion Demographic Change or Medical Modernization? The disappearance of Malaria from Denmark

seminars, workshops |

Malaria was a very common disease in Northern Europe until it declined in the 19th century and died out in the 20th century. Why malaria disappeared is still a mystery. The presentation describes how malaria disappeared from 19th-century Denmark and examines the impact of a number of different agricultural technical and social factors.