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Myron Echenberg

Myron Echenberg retired as Professor of African History at McGill University in May 2008. He is a former winner of the prestigious annual Herskovits Award for his outstanding original scholarly work in African Studies, Colonial Conscripts: The Tirailleurs Senegalais in French West Africa, 1914-1960, published in 1991. His most recent works illustrate his continuing research into the history of health and disease in Africa and the developing world. In 2011, Cambridge University Press published his latest book, Africa in the Time of Cholera: A History of Pandemics from 1817 to the Present.

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