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Medicine and colonialism : historical perspectives in India and South Africa / edited by Poonam Bala
Bib ID 6485785
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Description London : Pickering & Chatto, 2014 
©2014 
xiii, 225 pages ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781848934658 (hardback)
9781781440872 (PDF e-book :)
Series

Empires in perspective ; no. 22.

Full contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.`Re-Constructing' Indian Medicine: The Role of Caste in Late Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century India / Poonam Bala
  • 2.The Resurgence of Indigenous Medicine in the Age of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic: South Africa Beyond the `Miracle'
  • Steve Phatlane
  • 3.Medicine, Medical Knowledge and Healing at the Cape of Good Hope: Khoikhoi, Slaves and Colonists
  • Russel Viljoen
  • 4.Dealing with Disease: Epizootics, Veterinarians and Public Health in Colonial Bengal, 1850
  • 1920 / Samiparna Samanta
  • 5.Mahatma Gandhi under the Plague Spotlight / Howard Phillips
  • 6.Plague Hits the Colonies: India and South Africa at the Turn of the Twentieth Century / Natasha Sarkar
  • 7.The Blind Men and the Elephant: Imperial Medicine, Medieval Historians and the Role of Rats in the Historiography of Plague / Katherine Royer
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Medical care - India - History - 19th century.  |  Medical care - India - History - 20th century.  |  Medical care - South Africa - History - 19th century.  |  Medical care - South Africa - History - 20th century.  |  Medical care - Great Britain - Colonies - History - 19th century.  |  Medical care - Great Britain - Colonies - History - 20th century.  |  Traditional medicine - Great Britain - Colonies - History - 19th century.  |  Traditional medicine - Great Britain - Colonies - History - 20th century.  |  Traditional medicine - Great Britain - Colonies - 19th century.  |  Traditional medicine - Great Britain - Colonies - 20th century.
Other authors/contributors Bala, Poonam, 1958- editor of compilation

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