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Published: 15 February 2013

219 Pages | 6 b/w illustrations

6 X 9 inches

ISBN: 9781846318290

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Contagion and Enclaves

Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Nandini Bhattacharya

Liverpool University Press

Contagion and Enclaves studies the social history of medicine within two intersecting enclaves in colonial India; the hill station of Darjeeling which incorporated the sanitarian and racial norms of the British Raj; and in the adjacent tea plantations of North Bengal, which produced tea for the global market.

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