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Histories of medicine and healing in the Indian Ocean World. Volume two, The modern period

Author: Anna Winterbottom; Facil Tesfaye
Publisher: London : Springer Science and Business Media, 2016.
Series: Palgrave series in Indian Ocean world studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This interdisciplinary work presents essays on disease, medicine, and healing in the Indian Ocean World. It is the first work on medical history in the region. Themes include medical theory, concepts of fertility, material culture, healing, diplomacy, and colonialism, public health, slavery, migrant labour, and medicine.
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Winterbottom, Anna
Histories of Medicine and Healing in the Indian Ocean World, Volume Two : The Modern Period
New York : Palgrave Macmillan,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Winterbottom; Facil Tesfaye
ISBN: 9781137567581 1137567589
OCLC Number: 936447848
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1 Making Medical Ideologies: Indentured Labor in Mauritius*; 2 Treating Black Deaths in Egypt: ; 3 Rockefeller Public Health in Colonial India; 4 Colonial Madness: Community and Lunacy in Nineteenth-Century India; 5 Russian Medical Diplomacy in Ethiopia, 1896-1913; 6 Tropical Disease and the Making of France in Réunion; 7 Medicine on the Edge: Luso-Asian Encounters in the Island of Chiloane, Sofala; 8 Zigua Medicine, between Mountains and Ocean: People, Performances, and Objects in Healing Motion 9 Indian Ocean Worlds: Tracing South African "Indigenous Medicine"Concluding Remarks; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Series Title: Palgrave series in Indian Ocean world studies.
Responsibility: edited by Anna Winterbottom and Facil Tesfaye.

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The Indian Ocean has been the site of multiple interconnected medical interactions that may be viewed in the context of the environmental factors connecting the region.  Read more...

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