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The Resource Biomedicine as a contested site : some revelations in imperial contexts, edited by Poonam Bala

Biomedicine as a contested site : some revelations in imperial contexts, edited by Poonam Bala

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Biomedicine as a contested site : some revelations in imperial contexts
Title
Biomedicine as a contested site
Title remainder
some revelations in imperial contexts
Statement of responsibility
edited by Poonam Bala
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
While literature on medicine and colonialism has increased rapidly in the past nearly two decades, this volume presents yet another way of looking at ideas of medicine, health, and disease. It portrays the role played by power in various ways in which biomedicine became a site of contested ventures--a site which saw an interplay of medicine, ruling ideologies, and resistance by indigenous populations. Ideas of disease and health range from control of infectious diseases and epidemics, medications and indigenous therapeutics, clinical medicine and surgery, to reproductive health, with the added
Dewey number
610.28
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1958-
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Bala, Poonam
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  • Imperialism
  • Colonization
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Medical policy
Label
Biomedicine as a contested site : some revelations in imperial contexts, edited by Poonam Bala
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Colonizing mother Egypt, domesticating Egyptian mothers / Hibba Abugideri -- "Defying" medical autonomy : indigenous elites and medicine in colonial India / Poonam Bala -- Medical knowledge and professional power : from the Luso-Brazilian context to imperial Brazil / Flavio Coelho Edler -- The invincible generals : yellow fever and the fight for empire in Cuba, 1868-1898 / Mariola Espinosa -- The White man in the bedroom : contraception and resistance on commercial farms in colonial Rhodesia / Amy Kaler -- Translations and transformations : towards creating new men in early twentieth-century China / Angelika C. Messner -- Rejected or elected? : processes of therapeutic selection and colonial medicines in French Vietnam, 1905-1939 / Laurence Monnais -- Articulating medical ideas : medicine and medical education in New Spain / Martha Eugenia Rodriguez -- Disease, doctors and De Beers capitalists : smallpox and scandal in colonial Kimberley (South Africa) during the mineral revolution and British imperialism, c. 1882-1883 / Russell Stafford Viljoen -- Submitting to surgery in the 1890s : four vignettes / Sally Wilde
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ocn467421676
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 197 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739124604
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unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)467421676
Label
Biomedicine as a contested site : some revelations in imperial contexts, edited by Poonam Bala
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Colonizing mother Egypt, domesticating Egyptian mothers / Hibba Abugideri -- "Defying" medical autonomy : indigenous elites and medicine in colonial India / Poonam Bala -- Medical knowledge and professional power : from the Luso-Brazilian context to imperial Brazil / Flavio Coelho Edler -- The invincible generals : yellow fever and the fight for empire in Cuba, 1868-1898 / Mariola Espinosa -- The White man in the bedroom : contraception and resistance on commercial farms in colonial Rhodesia / Amy Kaler -- Translations and transformations : towards creating new men in early twentieth-century China / Angelika C. Messner -- Rejected or elected? : processes of therapeutic selection and colonial medicines in French Vietnam, 1905-1939 / Laurence Monnais -- Articulating medical ideas : medicine and medical education in New Spain / Martha Eugenia Rodriguez -- Disease, doctors and De Beers capitalists : smallpox and scandal in colonial Kimberley (South Africa) during the mineral revolution and British imperialism, c. 1882-1883 / Russell Stafford Viljoen -- Submitting to surgery in the 1890s : four vignettes / Sally Wilde
Control code
ocn467421676
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 197 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739124604
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)467421676

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