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Water History

, Volume 10, Issue 2–3, pp 163–181 | Cite as

The management of cholera epidemics and the Neva River in St. Petersburg in the nineteenth century

  • Kseniya BarabanovaEmail author
  • Alexei Kraikovski
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Abstract

Cholera first broke out in St. Petersburg in 1831, becoming a frequent visitor thereafter. Considering the frequency of its visit, it is worth trying to understand what the epidemic represented and became for residence of the capital. The complexity of water pipe and pollution control facilities in the city is one of the important components that story.

Keywords

Cholera The Neva Epidemic St. Petersburg Quarantine Pollution control 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Petersburg Institute of Jewish StudiesSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.National Research University Higher School of EconomicsSt. PetersburgRussia

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