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Sickness and the State: Health and Illness in Colonial Malaya, 1870 1940


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Juni 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A history of health and disease in Malaya from colonisation to World War II.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Introduction: imposing the Empire; 2. State statistics and corporeal reality: problems of epidemiology and evidence; 3. Biology, medical ideas and the social context of illness; 4. Public health and the pathogenic city; 5. Sickness and the world of work: the men on the estates; 6. Brothel politics and the bodies of women; 7. Domestic lives: reproduction, the mother and the child; 8. Conclusion: the moral logic of colonial medicine.

Pressestimmen

"...Manderson's book is a well-written and judicious account of health conditions and concerns in Malaya under British colonialism." Pamela Sodhy, Crossroads
EAN: 9780521524483
ISBN: 0521524482
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2002
Seitenanzahl: 336 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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