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By Catherine J. Kudlick

Cholera terrified and interested nineteenth-century Europeans greater than the other glossy ailment. Its indicators have been grotesque, its resources have been mysterious, and it tended to strike bad neighborhoods toughest. during this insightful cultural background, Catherine Kudlick explores the dynamics of sophistication family members via an research of the responses to 2 cholera epidemics in Paris.While Paris climbed towards the peak of its city and business development, outbreaks of the disorder ravaged the capital, one in 1832, the opposite in 1849. regardless of the similarity of the epidemics, the 1st outbreak was once met with basic frenzy and much higher cognizance within the press, well known literature and private money owed, whereas the second one used to be greeted with relative silence. discovering no compelling facts for stronger clinical wisdom, alterations within the Paris surroundings, or desensitization of Parisians, Kudlick seems to the evolution of the French progressive culture and the emergence of the Parisian bourgeoisie for solutions.

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Kudlick Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Kudlick, Catherine Jean.  Kudlick.  cm. (Studies on the history of society and culture; 25) Includes bibliographical references and index.  Series. 48-1984. Parts of Chapter 3 appeared in "The Culture of Statistics and the Crisis of Cholera, 18301850," in Re-creating Authority in Revolutionary France, ed. Bryant T. : Rutgers University Press, 1992). Parts of Chapter 4 appeared in "Giving Is Deceiving: Cholera, Charity, and the Quest for Authority in 1832," French Historical Studies 18, no.

Nor can the silence be explained by dramatic changes in the Paris environment. Despite a few noteworthy attempts at improvements, such as the extension of the rue Rambuteau during the mid-1840s, the physical quality of life for many in the French capital actually declined between 1832 and 1849. Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann would not undertake his massive public works projects to rebuild the city until the mid-1850s. In the meantime, the poorer neighborhoods in the center and to the east, areas devastated by the highest number of cholera deaths in both epidemics, seemed to Page 15 Table 1 Population and Population Density of Paris, 18011846Number of InhabitantsDensity (per square hectare)1801546,8561591817713,9662081831785,86622918461,053,897307Source: Compiled from Louis Chevalier, Laboring Classes and Dangerous Classes (Princeton, 1973), 182, 193.

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