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Imperial contagions : medicine, hygiene, and cultures of planning in Asia / edited by Robert Peckham and David M. Pomfret
Alternate Title Medicine, hygiene, and cultures of planning in Asia
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2013]
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 4th Floor  RA525 .I34 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Medicine -- Asia -- History
Public health -- Asia -- History
Colonies -- Asia -- History
Colonies -- Social conditions
Physical Description xi, 307 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: medicine, hygiene, and the re-ordering of empire / Robert Peckham and David M. Pomfret -- Combating nuisance: sanitation, regulation, and the politics of property in colonial Hong Kong / Cecilia Chu -- "Tropicalizing" planning: sanitation, housing, and technologies of improvement in colonial Singapore, 1907-1942 / Jiat-Hwee Chang Colonial anxiety counted: plague and census in Bombay and Calcutta, 1901 / Richard Harris and Robert Lewis -- "Beyond risk of contagion": childhood, Hill stations, and the planning of British and French colonial cities / David M. Pomfret -- Planning social hygiene: from contamination to contagion in interwar India / Stephen Legg -- Matshed laboratory: colonies, cultures, and bacteriology / Robert Peckham -- "Contagion of the depot": the Government of Indian emigration / Sunil S. Amrith -- Carter and contagion in India: anatomy, geography, morphology / Ruth Richardson -- Epidemics of famine and obesity: China as the modern world / Sander L. Gilman -- ;Rails, roads, and mosquito foes': the state quinine service in French Indochina / Laurence Monnais -- Afterword: 'global health' and the persistence of history / Priscilla Wald
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-300) and index
Alternate Author Peckham, Robert
Pomfret, David M., 1973-

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