Race, Science, and Medicine, 1700-1960

Synopsis

Considering cases from Europe to India, this collection brings together current critical research into the role played by racial issues in the production of medical knowledge. Confronting such controversial themes as colonialism and medicine, the origins of racial thinking and health and migration, the distinguished contributors examine the role played by medicine in the construction of racial categories.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Waltraud Ernst
  • Norris Saakwa-Mante
  • H. F. Augstein
  • Harriet Deacon
  • David Arnold
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1999