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Western Medicine, Hospitals, and Female Health in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

Sujata Mukherjee

in Gender, Medicine, and Society in Colonial India: Women's Health Care in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Bengal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468225
eISBN:
9780199087426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468225.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how in the context of the growth of a new paradigm of medical knowledge based on anatomical dissection hospital medicine became more important than bedside medicine in colonial ... More


Gender, Medicine, and Society in Colonial India: Women's Health Care in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Bengal

Sujata Mukherjee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468225
eISBN:
9780199087426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468225.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

This book analyses the interface between medicine and colonial society through the lens of gender. Based on hitherto unused primary sources the work traces how since almost the beginning of the ... More


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