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Quarantine : local and global histories

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

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
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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