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Pasteur's empire : bacteriology and politics in France, its colonies, and the world

Author: Aro Velmet
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why did 'microbe hunters' at the Pasteur Institute become the most important health experts in the French empire in the early twentieth century? 'Pasteur's Empire' illustrates how French microbiologists transformed life in the colonies in the name of humanitarian public health, which often had grave consequences for those living under French rule.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Louis Pasteur; Louis Pasteur
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aro Velmet
ISBN: 9780190072858 0190072857 9780190072834 0190072830 9780190072841 0190072849
OCLC Number: 1137799211
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Contents: Introduction: Technology and Scale in Colonial Politics --
1. The Invention of Pastorization --
2. Pastorization and Its Discontents --
3. Monks and Warriors, Bureaucrats and Businessmen --
4. The Making of Imperial Tuberculosis --
5. BCG and Technopolitics from Europe to Empire --
6. The Racial Politics of Microbes in Colonial Dakar --
7. Africa in the Global Race for a Yellow Fever Vaccine --
Conclusion: Pastorian Origins of Global Health --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Aro Velmet.

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