Administration of Sickness: Medicine and Ethics in Nineteenth-Century Algeria

Administration of Sickness: Medicine and Ethics in Nineteenth-Century Algeria

by William Gallois
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230500439

ISBN-13: 9780230500433

Pub. Date: 01/06/2009

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book is the first comprehensive study of French medicine in nineteenth-century Algeria. It argues that the medicalization was a priority for colonial regimes, but this goal was thwarted by ineffectual French medicine, institutional rivalries, and the manner in which medicine became a focus for the resistance of French domination and rule.  See more details below

Overview

This book is the first comprehensive study of French medicine in nineteenth-century Algeria. It argues that the medicalization was a priority for colonial regimes, but this goal was thwarted by ineffectual French medicine, institutional rivalries, and the manner in which medicine became a focus for the resistance of French domination and rule.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230500433
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/06/2009
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction On the Idea of Medical Imperialism On Humanitarian Desire On Extermination On Attendance to Suffering and Demographic Collapse On the Just and Sovereign Testimony of Abdel Kader ben Zahra On Injustice and the Disavowal of Autonomy Bibliography

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