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This book explores the pressing issues of border control and infectious disease from the nineteenth to present day. The book places world health in world history, microbes and their management in globalization, and disease in the history of international relations, bringing together leading scholars on the history and politics of global health.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230507067
ISBN-10: 0230507069
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Pages: 287
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alison Bashford

SANJOY BHATTACHARYA Lecturer at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London, UK THEODORE M. BROWN Professor and Chair of History and Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine and of Medical Humanities at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, USA RICHARD J. COKER Reader in Public Health and Policy at The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK IAN CONVERY Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Central Lancashire, UK MARCOS CUETO Professor at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia of Lima, South America ELIZABETH FEE Chief of the History of Medicine Section, the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, USA DAVID P. FIDLER Professor of law and Harry T. Ice Faculty Fellow at Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, USA CLAIRE HOOKER Holder of the NH&MRC Sidney Sax Postdoctoral Fellowship in Public Health and based at the University of Toronto, Canada ALAN INGRAM Lecturer in Geography at University College London, UK RENISA MAWANI Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at The University of British Columbia, Canada ERIC MYKHALOVSKIY Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, York University, Canada ALEXANDRA MINNA STERN Associate Director of the Center for the History of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Culture at the University of Michigan, USA CAROLYN STRANGE Director of Graduate Studies, Centre for Cross Cultural Research, Australian National University, Australia MIRIAM TICKTIN Assistant Professor in Women's Studies and Anthropology, University of Michigan, USA LORNA WEIR Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, York University, Canada JOHN WELSHMAN Senior Lecturer in Public Health at the Institute for Health Research at Lancaster University, UK PATRICK ZYLBERMAN Senior Researcher at the CERMES (Centre de Recherche Medecine, Sciences, Sante et Societe), CNRS-INSERM-EHESS, Paris, France

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