Rome and Malaria
Keywords:Hygiene , Health, Rome , Malaria , Archivio Capitolino
AbstractThis article offers an overview on the roman Archivio Storico Capitolino papers reconstructing the hisotry of malaria in the city of Rome and in the countryside from 1870 to the 2nd post-war period. The researches must be based on the critical evaluation of the Deliberations of the Consiglio Comunal of Rome, reflecting the social history of life in the city. The chronological continuity of this archivistic series allows to follow the history of Malaria in Rome since the Unity of Italy. The papers of the VIII Bureau of Hygiene and Sanity offer interesting points of views for the period 1883-1940, useful for deeply investigating the attitude of Roman Administration towards the fioght against malaria. The roman Library of the Archivio Capitolino keeps an important bibliography, collected by the Campidoglio since the past century.