A doctor across borders : Raphael Cilento and public health from empire to the United Nations

In his day, Raphael Cilento was one of the most prominent and controversial figures in Australian medicine. As a senior medical officer in the Commonwealth and Queensland governments, he was an active participant in public health reform during the inter-war years and is best known for his vocal enga...

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Main Author: Cameron-Smith, Alexander
Corporate Author: Australian National University Press
Format: eBook
Published: Acton ACT, Australia Australian National University Press [2019], 2019
Series:Pacific series
Online Access:
Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-314)
  • The politics and ideology of social welfare at the United NationsEpilogue; Bibliography
  • Tropical medicine, Australia and the making of a worldly doctor; 2. A medico of Melanesia: Colonial medicine in New Guinea, 1924-1928; 3. Coordinating empires: Nationhood, Australian imperialism and international health in the Pacific Islands, 1925-1929; 4. Colonialism and Indigenous health in Queensland, 1923-1945; 5. 'Blueprint for the Health of a Nation': Cultivating the mind and body of the race, 1929-1945