Race, Science and Medicine, 1700-1960

Race, Science and Medicine, 1700-1960

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Considering cases from Europe to India, this collection brings together current critical research into the role played by racial issues in the production of medical knowledge. Confronting such controversial themes as colonialism and medicine, the origins of racial thinking and health and migration, the distinguished contributors examine the role played by medicine in the construction of racial categories.The same kind of argument was made in prisons: black prisoners were put to manual labour and given more beatings ... Valkenberg Mental Asylum, Cape Colony, 1894a€“1910a#39;, in J. Melling and B. Forsythe (eds), Insanity, Institutions and anbsp;...

Title:Race, Science and Medicine, 1700-1960
Author:Waltraud Ernst, Bernard Harris
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-01-04


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