Author Amster, Ellen J., 1970-
Title Medicine and the saints : science, Islam, and the colonial encounter in Morocco, 1877-1956 / Ellen J. Amster ; foreword by Rajae El Aoued
Imprint Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2013
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  R653.M8 A47 2013    AVAILABLE    30610020455598
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  R653.M8 A528 2014    DUE 02-01-22    30530001210806
Edition 1st ed
Descript xiv, 334 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-315) and index
Introduction. Colonial embodiments -- Healing the body, healing the umma: Sufi saints and God's law in a corporeal city of virtue -- Medicine and the mission civilisatrice: a civilizing science and the French sociology of Islam in Algeria and Morocco, 1830-1912 -- The many deaths of Dr. Émile Mauchamp: contested sovereignties and body politics at the court of the sultans, 1877-1912 -- Frédéric Le Play in Morocco? the paradoxes of French hygiene and colonial association in the Moroccan city, 1912-1937 -- Harem medicine and the sleeping child: law, traditional pharmacology, and the gender of medical authority -- A midwife to modernity: the biopolitics of colonial welfare and birthing a scientific Moroccan nation, 1936-1956 -- Epilogue. Epistemologies embodied: Islam, France, and the postcolonial
Lib. has: 1st pbk. ed., 2014. FSN
Subject Medicine -- Morocco -- History
Health -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Morocco -- Colonization -- History
Islam and science -- History
Sufism -- Morocco -- History
Muslim saints -- Cult -- Morocco