Infectious Disease in India, 1892-1940: Policy-Making and the Perception of Risk

Hardcover | May 22, 2012

bySandhya L. Polu

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Using case studies of cholera, plague, malaria, and yellow fever, this book analyzes how factors such as public health diplomacy, trade, imperial governance, medical technologies, and cultural norms operated within global and colonial conceptions of political and epidemiological risk to shape infectious disease policies in colonial India.

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Using case studies of cholera, plague, malaria, and yellow fever, this book analyzes how factors such as public health diplomacy, trade, imperial governance, medical technologies, and cultural norms operated within global and colonial conceptions of political and epidemiological risk to shape infectious disease policies in colonial In...

SANDHYA POLU is currently Special Aide to the United States Ambassador to Italy at the US Embassy in Rome, Italy. Prior to this appointment, she worked at the Tauri Group, advising the US Department of Defense on international biosecurity policies. She holds a Ph.D. in History from Harvard University and a B.A. in History from Stanfor...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.94 × 5.64 × 0.86 inPublished:May 22, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230354602

ISBN - 13:9780230354609

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Acknowledgements List of AbbreviationsIntroduction All Eyes on India Plague and Cholera – The Epidemic versus the EndemicMalaria – India's True Plague From Panama to Khartoum – Yellow Fever Inches Closer to HomeDisease as Prism Epilogue: Swine Flu ReduxNotesBibliography Index