Tsetse Fly Case

Research output: Other contribution


This antiquated display of thousands of deceased flies belies one of the most significant challenges to Western medicine and colonial settlement in nineteenth and twentieth-century Africa. These tsetse-flies rendered settlement in many parts of tropical and subtropical Africa impossible, and caused the deaths of thousands of humans and animals alike.
Original languageEnglish
TypeOnline reference essay
Media of outputUniversity of Cape Town, Object Ecologies Project
Publication statusPublished - 2019


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