The 'discovery' of malnutrition and diet in colonial India

  title={The 'discovery' of malnutrition and diet in colonial India},
  author={David Arnold},
  journal={Indian Economic \& Social History Review},
  pages={1 - 26}
  • D. Arnold
  • Published 1994
  • Sociology
  • Indian Economic & Social History Review
Acknowledgements: An earlier version of this paper was presented at the University of Pennsylvania and the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London in September-October 1992. I am grateful to all those who commented on the early draft, especially David Ludden, Pramit Chaudhari, Sanjay Sharma and Indira Chowdhury Sengupta. In the last few decades it has come to be recognised that malnutrition constitutes India’s ’major health problem’, both directly, through diseases caused by dietary… Expand
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