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  • Bagnall, Robin John; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2020-07)
    Biography of the veterinarian Robin John Bagnall. The biography includes information about his education and career, scientific contributions and writings, homages and distinctions.
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2020-07)
    John Humfrey Bowker, fondly known as “Long John,” was born on 12th February 1946 in Johannesburg. He graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science BVSc. in 1968. The obituary in memory of John Humphrey Bowker as written ...
  • Delport, Peet; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2020-08)
    In memoriam of Jacobus Oosthuizen (born 11 July 1942 – died 28 July 2020). A short description honouring Dr Oosthuizen's education, as part of the class of 1969, and his career as veterinarian.
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2020-06-26)
    Biography of the veterinarian Gordon Vincent Sidney Turner. The biography includes information about his education and career, scientific contributions and writings, homages and distinctions.
  • Wolleschak, Ingrid; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2020)
    Biography of the veterinarian Ingrid Wolleschak. The biography includes information about her education and career, scientific contributions and writings, homages and distinctions.
  • Bigalke, Rudolph; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    For the purposes of this address, tropical diseases are broadly defined as animal diseases and toxicoses that were unknown to European settlers and European-trained veterinarians when they came to South Africa. However, ...
  • Skipper, Alison; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    In 1920s colonial India, an enthusiastic group of expatriate British officials occupied themselves by breeding Bull Terriers. However, these breeders complained that many of the dogs they imported from ‘Home’ subsequently ...
  • Bath, Gareth F.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Veterinarians in South Africa today are inclined to think their profession started with Arnold Theiler’s arrival in 1891 from Switzerland, or Duncan Hutcheon’s arrival in 1880, or even Samuel Wiltshire in 1874, all in the ...
  • Swanepoel, David; Breytenbach, Amelia; Coetsee, Tertia; Marsh, Susan; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    The history of veterinary science and education in South Africa is embedded within the colonial history of South Africa and is essential to understand and appreciate its contribution to the well-being of the country. ...
  • Goebel, Veronika; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Research into the lost and hidden treasures of the historical collections provides insights into the 230-year history of teaching at the veterinary faculty in Munich. Today, the collections no longer occupy the position ...
  • Heyne, Heloise; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Veterinary parasitologists in South Africa have played a crucial role in elucidating the causes and transmission of many major animal diseases, and in establishing life cycles and control measures that were appropriate to ...
  • Brückner, Gideon; Teissier, Marie; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    The devastating effects of rinderpest in Europe in the 18th century resulted in a call from Professor John Gamgee, of the New Veterinary College of Edinburgh, to the Deans of Veterinary Faculties in Europe for an International ...
  • Jones, Susan; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Although bubonic plague is not one of the major veterinary diseases of South Africa, it played an important role in the scientific history of the Union. In turn, international conceptions of the disease were shaped by ...
  • Swart, Sandra; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    This lecture focuses on the responsibilities – indeed, duties – of an historian today. It asks about the value - asks how do we write about them now? In this time of global crisis, with a world on fire in many senses of ...
  • Bath, Gareth F.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Veterinarians trained in Europe dominated the research fraternity in South Africa up to the Second World War and scientific knowledge and investigations were therefore based on what was known in Europe or other countries ...
  • De Vos, Valerius; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    The ecology of anthrax in the Kruger National Park (KNP) in South Africa is described. Endemic anthrax occurs in the northern-most region of the KNP with sporadic cases seen almost annually. In addition, regular periodic ...
  • Henton, Maryke M.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Microbial techniques and apparatus had been sufficiently developed by the second half of the 19th century to enable veterinarians to diagnose and study diseases unique to Africa, as well as those diseases carried by imported ...
  • Pettey, Kenneth P.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Heartwater (previously cowdriosis) is a disease caused by a rickettsia, Ehrlichia ruminantium (previously Cowdria ruminantium). It was first recognised and recorded in South Africa by the Voortrekker Louis Trichardt in ...
  • Mans, Ben J.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    The history of East Coast fever (ECF) spans more than 120 years and it is simply too vast and intricate to do justice to it by trying to give a detailed presentation of all the relevant events, facts and personas associated ...
  • Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Virology is a relatively young scientific discipline only recognised at the Onderstepoort institute as a separate science in the mid-1950s by the establishment of an independent Section Virology. Before that, research on ...