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Author Seth, Suman, 1974- author
Title Difference and disease : medicine, race and the eighteenth-century British empire / Suman Seth
Imprint Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RA847 S495 2018    AVAILABLE    30530001311083
 人文社會聯圖  RA651 .S48 2018    AVAILABLE    30600020123007
Descript xv, 324 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Global health histories (Series)
Note Includes bibliographical references
"The same diseases here as in Europe"? Health and locality before 1700 -- Changes in the air : William Hillary and English medicine in the West Indies, 1720-1760 -- Seasoning sickness and the imaginative geography of the British empire -- Imperial medicine and the putrefactive paradigm, 1720-1800 -- Race-medicine in the colonies, 1679-1750 -- Race, slavery, and polygenism : Edward Long and the history of Jamaica -- Pathologies of blackness : race-medicine, slavery, and abolitionism
Subject Medical geography -- History -- 18th century
Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation -- History -- 18th century
Racism -- History -- 18th century
Imperialism -- History -- 18th century
West Indies
Great Britain
Geography, Medical -- history
Travel-Related Illness
Colonialism -- history
Racism -- history
History, 18th Century
West Indies
United Kingdom
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