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Building Networks in Tropical Medicine

in Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778138
eISBN:
9780804781053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778138.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the emergence of tropical medicine within the context of European colonial expansion and discusses how scientists took advantage of their proximity to like-minded colleagues in ... More


Creating the Cadre: Teachers, Students, and the Culture of Tropical Medicine

in Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778138
eISBN:
9780804781053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778138.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the teachers, students, and culture of tropical medicine. It demonstrates how broad-based values as well as specialized knowledge united teacher and student, and argues that ... More


Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930

Deborah Neill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778138
eISBN:
9780804781053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778138.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores how European doctors and scientists worked together across borders to establish the new field of tropical medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The book ... More


Disease and Colonial Enclaves

in Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835.001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

From the eighteenth to the twentieth century, the practices of colonialism in the tropical world were informed by the epistemologies and therapeutics of Western science and medicine. In their ... More


Tropical Medicine in Its ‘Field’: Malaria, Hookworm and the Rhetoric of the ‘Local’

in Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835.007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the dynamics between colonial enclaves and tropical medicine in twentieth-century India. Although British Indian medical discourse and practice accepted germ theory, miasmatic ... 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


The Historical Origins of Modern International (and Global) Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter explores historical antecedents of and influences on modern international (and global) health, including plague pandemics, European imperialism, colonial conquest, the Atlantic slave ... More


International Public Health and Caribbean Child-Saving

Juanita De Barros

in Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469616056
eISBN:
9781469617930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616056.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the influence of the ideas and institutions of tropical medicine on perceptions of Caribbean populations, at a time when migration and tropical diseases were considered ... More


Setting the scene (largely from the UK point of view)

John Pemberton

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins recollections of how epidemiology was perceived in the 1930s. It then discusses the concept of social medicine in relation to clinical medicine, politics, and war as well as the ... More


Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Nandini Bhattacharya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Colonialism created exclusive economic and segregatory social spaces for the exploitation and management of natural and human resources, in the form of plantations, ports, mining towns, hill ... More


The Black Vomit and the Provincial Press:: The Campaigns in the West Indies

Erica Charters

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of disease and responses thereto during the 1759 campaigns against French-held Martinique and Guadeloupe and the 1762 campaign against Spanish-held Cuba. Contextualized ... More


A Legacy of Embitterment: World War I and Its Impact on Transnational Tropical Medicine

in Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778138
eISBN:
9780804781053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778138.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores some aspects of the changed relationship between France, Britain, and Germany after 1918 and how it affected transnational tropical medicine. It focuses on sleeping sickness in ... More


Introduction

Juanita De Barros

in Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469616056
eISBN:
9781469617930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616056.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book investigates ideas and policymaking about reproduction and the size and health of populations in Britain's Caribbean colonies both before and immediately after the end of slavery, a period ... More


Conclusion

in Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778138
eISBN:
9780804781053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778138.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores tropical medicine as an inter-European international science and assesses the application of some of its leading scientists' ideas about how to address two major colonial health ... More


Introduction

in Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778138
eISBN:
9780804781053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778138.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book argues that European tropical medicine experts successfully built a network of professional researchers and clinicians that helped them establish their collective authority as experts in a ... More


British Prestige and Fears of Colonial Degeneration

Satoshi Mizutani

in The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the ‘imperial politics of whiteness’ in relation to both the politico-economic characteristics of British rule and the life-worlds of white bourgeois families. These two were ... 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


Turning Tropical

Michitake Aso

in Rubber and the Making of Vietnam: An Ecological History, 1897-1975

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637150
eISBN:
9781469637174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637150.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Rubber plantations necessitated extensive medical studies of human biology and diseases. Researchers at the Pasteur Institute carried out numerous studies of mosquitoes and plasmodia, and to a lesser ... More


Exploring Victorian Travel Literature: Disease, Race and Climate

Jessica Howell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748692958
eISBN:
9781474400824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692958.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This interdisciplinary study explores both the personal and political significance of climate in the Victorian imagination. It analyses foreboding imagery of miasma, sludge and rot in travel ... More


Peace

in The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237570
eISBN:
9781846314292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237570.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the author's return to civilian life in 1945. He obtained the post of medical registrar at the Royal Infirmary, where he taught six to eight medical students, and in September ... More


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