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Medicine at the Border free pdf Medicine at the Border explores the pressing issues of border control and infectious disease in the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The book places world health in world history, microbes and their management in globalization, and disease in the history of international relations, bringing together leading scholars on the history and politics of global health. The authors show how infectious disease has been central to the political, legal and commercial history of nationalism, colonialism and internationalism over the modern period.

About Alison Bashford

ALISON BASHFORD is a Medical Historian based at the University of Sydney, Australia. She has published on the history of public health and colonialism in the modern period, and on gender and medicine. Books include Imperial Hygiene (2004), Purity and Pollution: Gender, Embodiment and Victorian Medicine (1998) and Isolation: Places and Practices of Exclusion, co-edited with Carolyn Strange (2003). Her current projects are an intellectual history of the problem of world population in the first half of the twentieth century and an international history of eugenics, to be edited with

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Author : Alison Bashford
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 31 October 2006
ISBN : 0230507069
EAN : 9780230507067
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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