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Author Osborne, Michael A., author.

Title The emergence of tropical medicine in France / Michael A. Osborne.

Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed H  616.988300944 OSBO    AVAILABLE
Physical description 312 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Emplacements : medicine, the navy, and the Enlightenment heritage -- A medicine and hygiene of place -- Medical constructions of race : biological determinism and anthropological pluralism -- Belligerence, bombs, and bordeaux : a new place for naval and colonial medicine -- The emergence of colonial medicine in Marseille -- Colonial medicine at the Paris Faculty of Medicine.
Subject Tropical medicine -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine -- France -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780226114521 (hardback)