Healing the land and the nation : malaria and the Zionist project in Palestine, 1920-1947 (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Healing the land and the nation : malaria and the Zionist project in Palestine, 1920-1947

Author: Sandra M Sufian
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the relationships between disease, hygiene, politics, geography, and nationalism in British Mandatory Palestine between the world wars. Taking up the case of malaria control in Jewish-held  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra M Sufian
ISBN: 9780226779355 0226779351
OCLC Number: 123332087
Description: xviii, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Archetypal landscape: healing the land and the nation in the Zionist imagination --
Pathological landscape: epidemiology and medical geography of malaria in Palestine --
Potential landscape: swamp drainage projects and the politics of settlement --
Technological landscape: the Jezreel Valley and the Huleh Valley projects --
Perceptual landscape: scientific experimentation, colonial medicine, and the medicalization of Palestine --
Cultural landscape: creating a culture of health through antimalaria education and propaganda --
Contested landscape: Palestinian Arabs and Zionist antimalaria projects --
Ecological landscape: old paradigms, new meanings.
Responsibility: Sandra M. Sufian.
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