By Biswamoy Pati, Mark Harrison
This booklet analyzes the varied points of the social background of future health and medication in colonial India. It explores a different set of subject matters that seize the differences of India, resembling public future health, scientific associations, psychological sickness and the politics and economics of colonialism. in response to inter-disciplinary study, the contributions supply worthwhile perception into subject matters that experience lately obtained elevated scholarly recognition, together with using opiates and the function of advertisements in riding scientific markets. The participants, either verified and rising students within the box, contain resources starting from palm leaf manuscripts to archival fabrics.
This booklet might be of curiosity to students of historical past, specially the historical past of drugs and the heritage of colonialism and imperialism, sociology, social anthropology, cultural concept, and South Asian experiences, in addition to to medical experts and NGOs.