Infectious Disease in India, 1892–1940 Policy-Making and the Perception of Risk

Using case studies of cholera, plague, malaria, and yellow fever, this book analyzes how factors such as public health diplomacy, trade, imperial governance, medical technologies, and cultural norms operated within global and colonial conceptions of political and epidemiological risk to shape infect...

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Main Author: Polu, Sandhya L.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2012, 2012
Series:Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:Using case studies of cholera, plague, malaria, and yellow fever, this book analyzes how factors such as public health diplomacy, trade, imperial governance, medical technologies, and cultural norms operated within global and colonial conceptions of political and epidemiological risk to shape infectious disease policies in colonial India
Physical Description:X, 229 p online resource
ISBN:9781137009326