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USEFUL ORGANIZATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS. The US Centers for Disease Con trol and Prevention (CDC; US Â® 877-394-8747; www.cdc.gov/travel) maintains an international travelers’ hotline and an informative website. The World Health Orga-nization (WHO; www.who.int/ith) provides disease maps and the free booklet International Travel and Health. For the most in-depth country recommenda tions and a list of travel medicine providers, register with Travel Health Online (www.tripprep.com). Consult the appropriate government agency of your home country for consular info sheets on health, entry requirements, and other issues for various countries (see the listings in the box on Travel Advisories, 17).
For info on medical evacuation services and travel insurance firms, see the US government’s website (www.travel.state.gov/medical.html) or the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (www.fco.gov.uk). For detailed info on travel health, including a country-by-country overview of diseases, try the International Travel Health Guide, by Stuart Rose, MD (US$12.95; www.travmed.com).
While the European colonists rose up in reaction to situations that negatively affected them, another group that rioted to improve their position within colonial society were African slaves. They were in the worst position in that they lacked freedom and were relegated to lifetimes of toil. In response to their condition, slaves developed numerous ways to resist the institution of slavery. Belgium Subway Map Rioting, or rebellion, was the most visible means of resistance. Because of the threat of punishment, it was the least chosen means of resistance. The most famous examples of slave uprisings in British North Country included the slave revolts of 1712 and 1741 in New York City and the Stono Rebellion of 1739, along with numerous smaller riots. All examples of rioting in British North Country centered on the desire of various groups, reacting to what they saw as detrimental changes, to protect or improve their place in colonial society. Ty M. Reese See also: Cities; Crime; Food and Diet; Revolutionary War. Bibliography Gilje, Paul. Rioting in Country. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996. Gilje, Paul. The Road to Mobocracy: Popular Order in New York City, 17631834. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987. Nash, Gary. The Urban Crucible: Social Change, Political Consciousness and the Origins of the Country Revolution. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1979. Pencak, William, ed. Riot and Revelry in Early Country. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002.