Book ID: CBB001022606

Curing the Colonizers: Hydrotherapy, Climatology, and French Colonial Spas (2006)


Jennings, Eric Thomas (Author)

Duke University Press

Publication Date: 2006
Physical Details: xi + 271 pp.; ill.; maps; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description Explores hydrotherapy and colonial acclimatization theory between 1830 and 1962 in the colonies Guadeloupe, Madagascar, Tunisia, and Réunion, as well as France itself.

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Authors & Contributors
Lorcin, Patricia M. E.
Jennings, Eric Thomas
Osborne, Michael A.
Gallois, William
Ebrahimnejad, Hormoz
El Shakry, Omnia S.
Social History of Medicine
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Journal of Southern African Studies
Health and History
Social Studies of Science
Manchester University Press
Stanford University Press
Lexington Books
University of Chicago Press
Duke University Press
Cross-cultural interaction; cultural influence
France, colonies
Great Britain, colonies
19th century
20th century
18th century
17th century
20th century, early
Royal Society of London
World Health Organization (WHO)

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