Leprosy in Colonial South India: Medicine and Confinement

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Africa, 1, 2
Agastyar, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 76, 79
see also Akattiyar paḷḷu; Kaṉmākaṇṭam; aṉā Nuūl; Siddha medicine
Age of Consent Bill, 165
Ainslie, Whitelaw, 63, 64, 69, 73, 93, 113, 192
Materia Indica, 63, 72, 73–4, 93, 192
Akkatiyar paḷḷu, 78, 84
alchemy, 63–4
anaesthetic leprosy, see Lepra Anaesthetica
Arab medicine, 64, 65
see also Unani medicine
Army Sanitary Commission, 130, 147, 149
Arnold, David, 4, 107–8, 155, 190
arsenic, 79, 85
Asiatic Pill, 79, 83
see also arsenic
asylums, 98, 99–100, 101, 102, 104
see also Madras Native Infirmary and Poor Asylum; individual hospitals
Ayurvedic medicine, 3, 7, 62, 63–4, 65, 67, 69, 71, 89, 91, 92, 96, 97
comparison with Siddha medicine, 63–4, 65–6, 67, 68
bacilli (bacteria), 14
as infectious agents for leprosy, 1, 14, 15, 76, 106, 143
tuberculosis, 1
see also Mycobacterium leprae; Hansen
Baidyanath Healing Temple, 105
Bakewell, A.H., 135–7, 138
Bala, Poonam, 5, 106, 118
Balfour, E.G., 45, 132–3, 139
Basalla, George, 107–8, 127
Beauperthuy, L.D., 135
cure, 82, 88–9, 91, 102, 112, 134, 135–40
Bengal, Bihar, Orissa and Sikkhim Census, 1911, 28
Bengal presidency, 2, 4, 71, 87, 105, 116
Bengal Act, 1895, 178–9
Bengal Medical Service, 70, 88, 92, 118, 119
Bernard, Claude, 14, 142, 192
Bidie, G., 153, 161–2, 166–7
Boeck, C.W., 8
work with D.C. Danielssen, 8–9, 14, 15, 23, 76, 111, 120, 127, 133, 138, 141, 142, 153
Bombay, city of, 120–1
Bombay Medical Service, 15, 118, 119, 120, 144, 192
Bombay Presidency, 2, 4, 8, 7, 116, 117, 118
British Pharmacopœia, 74, 92
Calcutta, 4, 87, 91, 92, 117, 118
Calicut Leper Hospital, 86, 100, 142
camphor ointment, 80, 81
Caraka, 64, 65
see also Ayurvedic medicine
Carapēntira vaitiya muṞaikal, 77
carbolic acid, 85, 86
fumigation see fumigation
Carter, H.V., 15, 109, 120–3, 127, 144, 146–8149–51, 153, 176, 192
cashew nut oil, 102–3, 132, 142, 143
see also Beauperthuy's cure
caste and class, 31, 32, 47, 64–5, 168–9, 170
and leprosy, 7, 22, 25–7, 28, 31, 46, 47, 98, 100, 161–4, 165–8, 170–1, 182–4
and confinement, 67–70, 185

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