Book ID: CBB000950294

Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts (2009)

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Bala, Poonam (Editor)


Lexington Books


Publication Date: 2009
Physical Details: ix + 197 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description Contents:


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Review Worboys, Michael (2010) Review of "Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences. unapi

Includes Chapters

Chapter Abugideiri, Hibba (2009) Colonizing Mother Egypt, Domesticating Egyptian Mothers. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

Chapter Edler, Flavio Coelho (2009) Medical Knowledge and Professional Power: From the Luso-Brazilian Context to Imperial Brazil. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

Chapter Espinosa, Mariola (2009) The Invincible Generals: Disease and the Fight for Empire in Cuba, 1868 to 1898. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

Chapter Messner, Angelika C. (2009) Translations and Transformations: Toward Creating New Men in Early Twentieth-Century China. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

Chapter Rodriguez, Martha Eugenia (2009) Articulating Medical Ideas: Medicine and Medical Education in New Spain. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

Chapter Viljoen, Russel Stafford (2009) Disease, Doctors, and De beers Capitalists: Smallpox and Scandal in Colonial South Africa during the Mineral Revolution and British Imperialism, c. 1882--1883. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

Chapter Bala, Poonam; Kaler, Amy (2009) Introduction: Contested Ventures: Biomedicine in Colonial Contexts. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

Chapter Bala, Poonam (2009) “Defying” Medical Autonomy: Indigenous Elites and Medicine in Colonial India. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

Chapter Kaler, Amy (2009) The White Man in the Bedroom: Contraception and Resistance on Commercial Farms in Colonial Rhodesia. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

Chapter Monnais, Laurence (2009) Rejected or Elected? Processes of Therapeutic Selection and Colonial Medicines in French Vietnam, 1905--39. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

Chapter Wilde, Sally (2009) Submitting to Surgery in the 1890s: Four Vignettes. In: Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Contexts. unapi

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Authors & Contributors
MacLeod, Roy M.
Harrison, Mark
Chakrabarti, Pratik
Pimentel, Juan
McClellan, James E., III
Regourd, François
Journals
Health and History
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
History of Science
Journal of Southern African Studies
Publishers
Duke University Press
Routledge
Univ. Chicago Press
Oxford University Press
Anthem Press
University of Chicago Press
Concepts
Colonialism
Cross-cultural interaction; cultural influence
Medicine
Great Britain, colonies
Imperialism
France, colonies
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
18th century
17th century
20th century, early
Enlightenment
Places
India
Great Britain
Vietnam
Africa
Europe
Latin America
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