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Published: 11 January 2018

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780199486717

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Locating the Medical

Explorations in South Asian History

Edited by Rohan Deb Roy and Guy N.A. Attewell

  • Showcases recent work on the history of medicine in colonial and postcolonial South Asia
  • Explores how the medical was defined and put to use in specific historical contexts
  • Engages histories of archives, governance, law, religion, substances, sexuality, and technology, with histories health, disease and viscera
  • Includes perspectives on various parts of South Asia including Andaman, Burma, and Ladakh