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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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.