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Description - The Administration of Sickness by William Gallois

This book is the first comprehensive study of French medicine in nineteenth-century Algeria. It argues that the medicalization was a priority for colonial regimes, but this goal was thwarted by ineffectual French medicine, institutional rivalries, and the manner in which medicine became a focus for the resistance of French domination and rule.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230500433
ISBN-10: 0230500439
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Pages: 268
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - William Gallois

WILLIAM GALLOIS is a Reader in History at Roehampton University, UK, having previously worked at SOAS, the American University of Sharjah and Queen Mary, University of London. He published Zola: The History of Capitalism in 1999 and Time, Religion and History in 2007.