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Idioms of Madness and Colonial Boundaries: The Case of the European and "Native" Mentally Ill
be cured and that confinement in an institution could not fail to be beneficial both for Europeans and Indians. Furthermore, Europeans in India could not usually rely on any family or parochialExpand
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Beyond East and West. From the History of Colonial Medicine to a Social History of Medicine(s) in South Asia
  • W. Ernst
  • Medicine, History
  • 1 December 2007
Summary.Thisarticlereflectsontheoriesandmethodologiesthathavecharacterisedthefieldofthehistory of colonial medicine over the last couple of decades. It discusses the merits and flaws ofhithertoExpand
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Asylum provision and the East India Company in the nineteenth century.
  • W. Ernst
  • Medicine
  • Medical history
  • 1 October 1998
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Octachlorostyrene - a permanent micropollutant in the North Sea
Abstract Octachlorostyrene could be identified and quantified in fish, water and sediment of the North Sea and adjacent estuaries by high resolution gas chromatography and mass spectrometry. LipidExpand
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Plural Medicine, Tradition and Modernity, 1800-2000
Research into 'colonial' or 'imperial' medicine has made considerable progress in recent years, whilst the study of what is usually referred to as 'indigenous' or 'folk' medicine in colonizedExpand
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Histories of the Normal and the Abnormal: Social and Cultural Histories of Norms and Normativity
The essays engage with the concepts of the normal and the abnormal from the perspectives of a variety of academic disciplines – ranging from art history to social history of medicine, literature, andExpand
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Crossing Colonial Historiographies: Histories of Colonial and Indigenous Medicines in Transnational Perspective
This book offers an innovative engagement with the diverse histories of colonial and indigenous medicines. Engagement with different kinds of colonialism and varied indigenous socio-politicalExpand
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