Essay Review: Have We Found the Postcolonial History of Medicine? An Essay Review

R. Johnson

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A review essay of the following publications: Warwick Anderson, Colonial Pathologies: American Tropical Medicine, Race, and Hygiene in the Philippines. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2006. Pp. x + 356 pp., illus. USD$24.95 (paper). ISBN: 978-0-8223-3843-7. - Kavita Sivaramakrishnan, Old Potions, New Bottles: Recasting Indigenous Medicine in Colonial Punjab (1850-1914). New Delhi, India: Orient BlackSwan, 2006. Pp. xiv + 280 pp., Rs.795.00 (cloth). ISBN: 978-81-250-2946-5.
Original languageEnglish
JournalHistory of Intellectual Culture
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • postcolonial studies
  • histories of colonial medicine

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