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The Autonomy of Tradition: Creating Space for Traditional Medicine

Richard S. Weiss

in Recipes for Immortality: Healing, Religion, and Community in South India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335231
eISBN:
9780199868803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335231.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter considers the largest social compass that siddha practitioners have claimed as their own—that of Indian traditional doctors. In opposition to British medical imperialism and later ... More


Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Heather Bell

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Much recent work on the history of colonial medicine argues that medicine was the handmaiden of colonial power and of capitalism. Highlighting the tenuousness of colonial power, this book challenges ... More


The Boundaries of Colonial Medicine

Heather Bell

in Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is about colonial medicine and its emphasis on colony. Colonial medicine suggests that we should understand overseas medical practice during the age of imperialism in the context of the ... More


Crossing the divide: medical missionaries and government service in Uganda, 1897–1940

Yolana Pringle

in Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines collaborations between mission and government doctors in colonial Uganda. Drawing on records from the Church Missionary Society and Uganda's District Archives, it considers the ... More


The maintenance of hegemony: the short history of Indian doctors in the Colonial Medical Service, British East Africa

Anna Greenwood and Harshad Topiwala

in Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Histories of the Colonial Medical Service have considered the European Medical Officers forming their elites and also the subsidiary auxiliary staff who provided supporting healthcare provision. No ... More


Colonial Medicine and Malaria Eradication in Okinawa in the Twentieth Century:: From the Colonial Model to the United States Model

Wataru Iijima

in Disease, Colonialism, and the State: Malaria in Modern East Asian History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095878
eISBN:
9789882206854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095878.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the importance of colonial Taiwan's model of malaria control in Japanese colonial medicine and examines the process of malaria eradication in Yaeyama of the Ryukyu Islands in ... More


Conclusion

Heather Bell

in Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Embroiled in the detail of medical training programmes and disease control efforts, it is easy to lose sight of the fact that the boundaries of colonial medicine in Sudan expanded in some very basic ... More


The Theory and Practice of Malariology in Colonial Taiwan

Liu Shiyung

in Disease, Colonialism, and the State: Malaria in Modern East Asian History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095878
eISBN:
9789882206854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095878.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter highlights the three themes of the Japanese anti-malaria campaign — modern malariology, treatment, and environmental improvements — in a review of the history of Japanese malaria control ... More


Science, Medicine, and the British Empire

Richard Drayton

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Science and medicine played a part in British expansion from the age of Ralegh to that of Curzon and Nehru. But the critical history of this involvement is just about thirty years old. The terms of ... More


The International Construction of Yellow Fever

Heather Bell

in Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter highlights a new and important international dimension to medical research and disease control in Africa, born of the very specific conditions of the inter-war period. The linking of ... More


Colonial Medicine at the Paris Faculty of Medicine

Michael A. Osborne

in The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226114521
eISBN:
9780226114668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226114668.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter treats the organization of civilian colonial medical instruction at the Paris Faculty of Medicine. A central figure in this, the parasitologist, anthropologist, and physician-naturalist ... More


The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France

Michael A. Osborne

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226114521
eISBN:
9780226114668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226114668.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is a history of the ideas, people, and institutions animating French colonial and tropical medicine from its origins through World War I. Until the 1890s most of what counted as colonial ... More


‘Generous, Selfless, Civilizing’: Health and Development in Francoist Africa

David Brydan

in Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter reveals the colonial dimension of Franco’s social state. Spain’s African colonies were geographically tiny, but were of extraordinary symbolic value for the Franco regime. Despite the ... More


Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Erica Charters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines British responses to disease during the Seven Years War with a particular focus on the role of the state and its relationship to the welfare of the armed forces. Alongside fiscal ... More


Colonial medicine and folk beliefs in the modern era

Stephen Snelders

in Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname Under Dutch Rule, 1750-1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526112996
eISBN:
9781526128485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526112996.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The on-going adherence of the Afro-Surinamese and of new British Indian and Javanese migrants to their own folk beliefs and practices necessitated a response from Dutch colonial medicine. If modern ... More


Financing an Expanding System of Medical Care: The Colonial State and Its Critics, c. 1890–1920

Samiksha Sehrawat

in Colonial Medical Care in North India: Gender, State, and Society, c. 1830-1920

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198096603
eISBN:
9780199082773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096603.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter charts the growth and expansion of public medical infrastructure between 1880 and 1920. The number of hospitals and dispensaries increased dramatically over the twentieth century as did ... More


Emplacements: Medicine, the Navy, and the Enlightenment Heritage

Michael A. Osborne

in The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226114521
eISBN:
9780226114668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226114668.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter frames and enumerates the regulatory regime and material elements of French colonial medicine and the conditions of their emergence in the seventeenth century under Jean-Baptiste Colbert ... More


Complex microcosms: asylums and treatments, 1900–1950

Stephen Snelders

in Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname Under Dutch Rule, 1750-1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526112996
eISBN:
9781526128485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526112996.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the modern leprosy asylums in Suriname. In the modern Catholic and Protestant asylums of Majella and Bethesda Christian missionaries gave leprosy care a central place in their ... More


William Douglass and the Natural History of Credit

Jeffrey Sklansky

in Sovereign of the Market: The Money Question in Early America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226480336
eISBN:
9780226480473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226480473.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter follows the career of the Boston physician William Douglass, whose closely related ideas about colonial medicine, natural history, and commerce made him the foremost critic of paper ... More


Perceptual Landscape: Scientific Experimentation, Colonial Medicine, and the Medicalization of Palestine

in Healing the Land and the Nation: Malaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779355
eISBN:
9780226779386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779386.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter, which examines the history of colonial medicine, scientific experimentation, and the medicalization of Palestine, suggests that Zionist malariologists' discoveries and experiments were ... More


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