Race, Science and Medicine, 1700-1960

Race, Science and Medicine, 1700-1960

by Waltraud Ernst
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415181526

ISBN-13: 9780415181525

Pub. Date: 08/04/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Considering cases from Europe to India, this collection brings together current critical research on the role played by racial issues in the production of medical knowledge over the past three centuries. Confronting such themes as colonialism and medicine, the origins of

racial thinking and health and migration, the distinguished contributors examine the role

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Overview

Considering cases from Europe to India, this collection brings together current critical research on the role played by racial issues in the production of medical knowledge over the past three centuries. Confronting such themes as colonialism and medicine, the origins of

racial thinking and health and migration, the distinguished contributors examine the role played by medicine in the construction of racial categories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415181525
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/04/1999
Series:
Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)
Lexile:
1710L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

David Arnold, SOAS, University of London; Hannah Augstein; Michael Clark, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London ; Harriet Deacon, University of Cape Town; Bernard Harris, Southampton University; Waltraud Ernst, Southampton University; Mark Jackson, University of Manchester; Norris Saakwa-Mante; Jonathan Sawday, Southampton University; Matthew Thomson, University of Sheffield; Paul Weindling, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford; Mick Worboys, Sheffield Hallam University.

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