Colonial Pathologies: American Tropical Medicine, Race, and Hygiene in the Philippines

  title={Colonial Pathologies: American Tropical Medicine, Race, and Hygiene in the Philippines},
  author={Warwick P. Anderson},
Colonial Pathologies is a groundbreaking history of the role of science and medicine in the American colonization of the Philippines from 1898 through the 1930s. Warwick Anderson describes how American colonizers sought to maintain their own health and stamina in a foreign environment while exerting control over and “civilizing” a population of seven million people spread out over seven thousand islands. In the process, he traces a significant transformation in the thinking of colonial doctors… 
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