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Quarantine : local and global histories

Author: Alison Bashford
Publisher: London : Macmillan Education Palgrave, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent Ebola outbreaks have focussed the world's attention on disease and quarantine. In this first global history of quarantine, an international cast of leading experts examine the enduring  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Essays
Essay
essays
History
Essais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Bashford
ISBN: 9781137524454 1137524456 9781137524447 1137524448
OCLC Number: 960039687
Description: xiv, 330 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm
Contents: Maritime quarantine: linking old world and new world histories / Alison Bashford --
The places and spaces of early modern quarantine / Jane Stevens Crawshaw --
Early nineteenth-century mediterranean quarantine as a European system / Alexander Chase-Levenson --
Incarceration and resistance in a Red Sea lazaretto, 1880-1930 / Saurabh Mishra --
Spaces of quarantine in colonial Hong Kong / Robert Peckham --
Quarantine in the Dutch East Indies / Hans Pols --
The empire of medical investiagation on Angel Island, California / Nayan Shah --
Quarantine for venereal disease: New Zealand 1915-1918 / Barbara Brookes --
Influenza and quarantine in Samoa / Ryan McLane --
Yellow fever, quarantine and the jet age in India: extremely far, incredibly close / Kavita Sivaramakrishnan --
Sydney's landscape of quarantine / Anne Clarke, Ursula K. Frederick, Peter Hobbins --
Sana Ducos: the last leprosarium in New Caledonia / Ingrid Sykes --
History, testimony and the afterlife of quarantine: the national Hansen's disease museum of Japan / Susan L. Burns --
Citizenship and quarantine at Ellis Island and Angel Island: the seduction of interruption / Gareth Hoskins.
Responsibility: edited by Alison Bashford.

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This volume presents readers with a multiplicity of sites and measures implicated by quarantine policies in settings as diverse as the East, South and Southeast Asian regions, the Red Sea, the Read more...

 
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