Book ID: CBB037033365

Facets of Public Health in Early Twentieth-century Bombay (2020)

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Ramanna, Mridula (Author)


Primus Books
Publication date: 2020
Language: English


Publication Date: 2020
Physical Details: 197

Facets of Public Health in Early Twentieth-Century Bombay focuses on some aspects of public health in the first three decades of the twentieth-century in Bombay Presidency. We begin with a review of the Western and Ayurvedic medicines, infant foods, tonics, and toiletries, advertised in contemporary English language newspapers, to evaluate how far the copy reflected contemporary social perceptions and notions of health. An attempt is made to understand the health of men and women textile mill workers of Bombay and Ahmedabad and the welfare measures provided to them.

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Authors & Contributors
Patwardhan, Bhushan
Tillu, Girish
Mutalik, Gururaj
Abril, Fred Gustavo Manrique
Álvarez, Bernardo Francisco Meléndez
Beier, Lucinda McCray
Journals
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin Canadienne d'Histoire de la Medecine
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity
Dynamis: Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam
Indian Journal of History of Science
Medical History
Publishers
University of Pennsylvania
Ohio State University Press
Routledge
Steiner
University of Chicago Press
Drew University
Concepts
Health care
Medicine
Public health
Therapeutic practice; therapy; treatment
Disease and diseases
Medicine, ayurvedic
People
Jamot, Eugene
Time Periods
20th century, early
21st century
19th century
20th century
Ancient
Modern
Places
India
Africa
Brazil
Great Britain
Soviet Union
Canada
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