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Description - Medicine at the Border by Alison Bashford

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

ALISON BASHFORD is a Medical Historian based at the University of Sydney, Australia. She has published on the history of public health and colonialism in the modern period, and on gender and medicine. Books include Imperial Hygiene (2004), Purity and Pollution: Gender, Embodiment and Victorian Medicine (1998) and Isolation: Places and Practices of Exclusion, co-edited with Carolyn Strange (2003). Her current projects are an intellectual history of the problem of world population in the first half of the twentieth century and an international history of eugenics, to be edited with

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