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  1. Health and Medicine in the Indian Princely States

    1850-1950

    By Waltraud Ernst, Biswamoy Pati, T.V. Sekher

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    The book maps developments in public health, the emergence of specialised medical institutions, the influence of western medicine on indigenous medical communities (and their patients) and the interaction between them. Two comparatively large states (Mysore and Travancore), considered ‘progressive’...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Plural Medicine, Tradition and Modernity, 1800-2000

    Edited by Waltraud Ernst

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Research into 'colonial' or 'imperial' medicine has made considerable progress in recent years, whilst the study of what is usually referred to as 'indigenous' or 'folk' medicine in colonized societies has received much less attention. This book redresses the balance by bringing together current...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Race, Science and Medicine, 1700-1960

    Edited by Waltraud Ernst, Bernard Harris

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Considering cases from Europe to India, this collection brings together current critical research into the role played by racial issues in the production of medical knowledge. Confronting such controversial themes as colonialism and medicine, the origins of racial thinking and health and migration,...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Histories of the Normal and the Abnormal

    Social and Cultural Histories of Norms and Normativity

    By Waltraud Ernst

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This fascinating volume tackles the history of the terms 'normal' and 'abnormal'. Originally meaning 'as occurring in nature', normality has taken on significant cultural gravitas and this book recognizes and explores that fact. The essays engage with the concepts of the normal and the...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. India's Princely States

    People, Princes and Colonialism

    Edited by Waltraud Ernst, Biswamoy Pati

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This is an invaluable work looking into new areas relating to India's princely states. Based on an abundance of rarely used archival material, the book sheds new light on diversities related to the princely states such as health policies and practices, gender issues, the states’ military...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

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