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Medicine, disease, and ecology in colonial India

Medicine, disease, and ecology in colonial India

the Deccan Plateau in the Nineteenth Century

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Published by Manohar Publishers & Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English


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StatementLaxman D. Satya.
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23219114M
LC Control Number2009311379

The history of medicine shows how societies have changed in their approach to illness and disease from ancient times to the present. Early medical traditions include those of Babylon, China, Egypt and India. Sushruta, from India, introduced the concepts of medical diagnosis and Hippocratic Oath was written in ancient Greece in the 5th century BCE, and is a . Disease and Colonial Enclaves T his book is about the interaction between Tropical Medicine, the colonial state and colonial enclaves. The epistemologies and therapeutics of Western science and medicine informed the practices of colonialism in the tropical world from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. The European conquest and.

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Malarial Subjects explores this history of the co-constitution of a cure and disease, of British colonial rule and nonhumans, and of science, medicine and empire. Contents. Introduction: side-effects of empire 1. 'Fairest of Peruvian maids': planting cinchonas in British India 2. 'An imponderable poison': shifting geographies of a diagnostic. Book Description. Focusing on India and South Africa during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the essays in this collection address power and enforced modernity as applied to medicine. Clashes between traditional methods of healing and the practices brought in by colonizers are explored across both territories.


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Medicine, Disease and Ecology in Colonial India Hardcover – March 3, by Satya (Author), Laxman D. (Author)Author: Satya, Laxman D. Get this from a library.

Medicine, disease, and ecology disease colonial Disease the Deccan Plateau in the nineteenth century. [Laxman D Satya].

Book Details Medicine, Disease and Ecology in Colonial India: The Deccan Plateau in the 19th Century Satya, Laxman D. In this innovative analysis of medicine and disease in colonial India, David Arnold explores the vital role of the state in medical and public health activities, arguing that Western medicine became a critical battleground between the colonized and the by: COLONIAL MEDICINE IN CONTEXT.

As historians of colonial medicine have shown, colonial medicine occupied a place within a more expansive ideological order of the empires. 1 – 4 Colonial efforts to deal with the health of developing regions were closely linked to the economic interests of the colonizers.

Health was not an end in itself, but rather a prerequisite for colonial. Satya, Laxman D.Medicine, disease, and ecology in colonial India: the Deccan Plateau in the nineteenth century / Laxman D.

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One of the first works to analyse the colonial era as a whole from the perspective of science, the book investigates the relationship between Indian and western science, the nature of science, technology and medicine under the Company, the creation of state-scientific services, 'imperial science' and the rise of an Indian scientific community Cited by:   Nandini Chatterjee History Department, University of Exeter Review of Poonam Bala ed.

Medicine and Colonialism: Historical Perspectives in India and South Africa. London: Pickering and Chatto, Empires in Perspective Series. £60 (hardback) ISBN ; £24 (e-book) The recent surge of interest in imperial. The history of medicine and disease in colonial India remains a dynamic and innovative field of research, covering many facets of health, from government policy to local therapeutics.

This volume presents a selection of essays examining varied aspects of health and medicine as they relate to the political upheavals of the colonial era. The evolution of public health in British India and the history of disease prevention in that part of world in the 19 th and early 20 th century provides a valuable insight into the period that witnessed the development of new trends in medical systems and a transition from surveys to microscopic studies in medicine.

It harbors the earliest laboratory works and groundbreaking. This book analyzes the diverse facets of the social history of health and medicine in colonial India. It explores a unique set of themes that capture the diversities of India, such as public health, medical institutions, mental illness and the politics and economics of colonialism.

Based on inter-disciplinary research, the contributions offer valuable insight into topics that. One exception is David Arnold's Colonizing the Body: State Medicine and Epidemic Disease in Nineteenth-Century India (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), which documents the importance of jails and barracks as medical and sanitary enclaves as a kind of laboratory, where much of medical knowledge in colonial India was : Amelia Bonea.

Disease ecology The interaction of the behavior and ecology of hosts with the biology of pathogens, as it relates to the impact of diseases on populations.

Threshold theorem For a disease to spread, on average it must be successfully transmitted to a new host before its current host dies or recovers.

This observation lies at the core of the most. This collection of essays weaves together several themes related to the social history of health and medicine in colonial India.

Its focus ranges from analysing Europe's relationship with India's indigenous medical systems, to case studies of two mental asylums(in Madras and Lucknow), the location of the leprosy asylum, the technological aspects and social implications of the colonial. - The western medical system in colonial India.

Pharm Hist (Lond). Mar;33(1) - The place of indigenous and Western systems of medicine in the health services of India. Soc Sci Med [Med Psychol Med Sociol]. Mar;15A(2) - Allopathic medicine, profession, and capitalist ideology in India.

Her intent is to complicate the understanding of “colonial” medicine by moving away from the general chestnuts of “Western” and “Eastern,” and to focus instead on the way in which indigenous practitioners—and the Indian population—by and large negotiated the advances across the board during the colonial : Rachel Berger.

Book review article on Laxman D. Satya’s Medicine, Disease and Ecology in Colonial India. The Deccan Plateau in the 19 th Century.

Manohar, New Delhi, in SocialNo. July-Augustpp. (ISSN: ). Bala Poonam (ed.), Medicine and Colonialism: Historical Perspectives in India and South Africa (London: Pickering and Chatto, ), pp.£, hardback, ISBN: - Author: Glen Ncube.

The narrative of the book is woven around three distinct themes: the epidemiology of malaria, questions of purity and marketing of cinchona and quinine, and the identification of the mosquito vector Due to its concurrent focus on plants, drugs, epidemics and vectors, the book poses important challenges to the history of science and medicine Cited by: 3.

Vice in the Barracks: Medicine, the Military, and the Making of Colonial India, – By Erica Wald. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. Author: Pratik Chakrabarti. This chapter explores some of the less familiar aspects of science, medicine, and empire in early colonial India, examining some of the many informal networks which overlapped with those created by the East India Company and key metropolitan institutions like the Royal Society.

It looks both at knowledge gathering within British India and at the circulation of ideas between .Michael’s research covers Japanese colonial medicine, East Asian history of public health in the twentieth century, and East Asian environmental history.

He is researching the international health network in Cold War East Asia at JHU between and It is generally accepted that Western medicine introduced by European colonizers and missionaries saved millions of lives in Africa, Asia, and the Americas (Comaroff and Comaroff, ).In this context, Western medicine represented a higher civilization and social order that lifted people to modern ways of life.