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Inescapable Ecologies: A History of Environment, Disease, and Knowledge

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Januar 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"A breath-taking first book. Nash does a terrific job."--Vicki Ruiz, author of "From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America"
"An excellent book that treats environmental history in a fresh new way."--Elliott West, author of "The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers and the Rush to Colorado"
"This book brilliantly fits human bodies into environmental history and finds a place for landscape in the history of medicine."--Warwick Anderson, author of "Colonial Pathologies: American Tropical Medicine, Race, and Hygiene in the Philippines"

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Contents List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Body and Environment in an Era of Colonization 2. Placing Health and Disease 3. Producing a Sanitary Landscape 4. Modern Landscapes and Ecological Bodies 5. Contesting the Space of Disease Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

Portrait

Linda Nash is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Washington.

Pressestimmen

"A breath-taking first book. Nash does a terrific job." - Vicki Ruiz, author of From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America "An excellent book that treats environmental history in a fresh new way." - Elliott West, author of The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers and the Rush to Colorado"
EAN: 9780520248878
ISBN: 0520248872
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2007
Seitenanzahl: 332 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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