Science, Medicine and Cultural Imperialism

Science, Medicine and Cultural Imperialism

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ISBN-13: 9781349124473
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/14/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 207
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Scientific standards and colonial education in British India and French Senegal, Michael Adas; science, medicine and French colonialism in old-regime Haiti, James E.McClellan III; technology and Imperialism in the Indian context - the case of steamboats 1819-1839, Satpal Sangwan; medical imperialism gone awry - the campaign against legalized prostitution in Latin America, Donna J.Guy; cultural imperialism in old republic Rio de Janeiro - the urban renewal and public health project, Teresa Meade; herbs, knives and plastic - 150 years of abortion in South Africa, Saul Dubow; legends surrounding the German atomic bomb, Mark Walker.

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