Coverart for item
The Resource Curing their ills : colonial power and African illness, Megan Vaughan

Curing their ills : colonial power and African illness, Megan Vaughan

Label
Curing their ills : colonial power and African illness
Title
Curing their ills
Title remainder
colonial power and African illness
Statement of responsibility
Megan Vaughan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vaughan, Megan
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Colonies
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • History, 19th Century
  • History, 20th Century
  • Political Systems
  • Social Perception
  • Africa
Label
Curing their ills : colonial power and African illness, Megan Vaughan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Cambridge : Polity Press, 1991
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [208]-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : discourse, subjectivity and differences -- Rat's tails and trypanosomes : nature and culture in early colonial medicine : The great dispensary in the sky : mission medicine -- Without the camp : institutions and identities in the colonial history of leprosy -- The madman and the medicine men : colonial psychiatry and the theory of deculturation -- Syphilis and sexuality : the limits of colonial medical power -- Hippo happenings : jungle doctors, children and animals -- 'Seeing is believing' : colonial health education films and the question of identity -- Conclusion : the changing nature of biomedical discourse on Africa
Control code
25036019
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 224 pages
Isbn
9780804719711
Isbn Type
(paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1560952
Label
Curing their ills : colonial power and African illness, Megan Vaughan
Publication
Note
Originally published: Cambridge : Polity Press, 1991
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [208]-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : discourse, subjectivity and differences -- Rat's tails and trypanosomes : nature and culture in early colonial medicine : The great dispensary in the sky : mission medicine -- Without the camp : institutions and identities in the colonial history of leprosy -- The madman and the medicine men : colonial psychiatry and the theory of deculturation -- Syphilis and sexuality : the limits of colonial medical power -- Hippo happenings : jungle doctors, children and animals -- 'Seeing is believing' : colonial health education films and the question of identity -- Conclusion : the changing nature of biomedical discourse on Africa
Control code
25036019
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 224 pages
Isbn
9780804719711
Isbn Type
(paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1560952

Library Locations

    • Ellis LibraryBorrow it
      1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.944491 -92.326012
Processing Feedback ...