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Empire and leprosy in colonial Bengal, Apalak Das

Summary
This book traces the dynamics of the interface between colonial policy on leprosy and religion, science, and society in Bengal
Table Of Contents
Colonialism, legislation and leprosy : Bengal and empire -- Objectifying 'lepers', constructing identity : missionaries and colonial care in the leper asylums of Bengal -- Empire and institution : leprosy research in the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine (CSTM) -- Nationalizing disease : 'kustha cikitsha' and 'kustha rogi' in Bengali newspapers and health periodicals
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
First edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (252 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781003459439

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