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The Colonial Medical Service in British Africa
Editor: Anna Greenwood

A collection of essays about the Colonial Medical Service of Africa in which a group of distinguished colonial historians illustrate the diversity and active collaborations to be found in the untidy reality of government medical provision. The authors present important case studies in a series of essays covering former British colonial dependencies in Africa, including Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zanzibar. These studies reveal many new insights into the enactments of colonial policy and the ways in which colonial doctors negotiated the day-to-day reality during the height of Imperial rule in Africa. The book provides essential reading for scholars and students of colonial history, medical history and colonial administration.

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Bill Schwarz

retrospectively. Padmore was inducted into politics in the USA and through Communism, though from the outset he was fired by the injustices of race and colonialism. In his early commitments no moment of equivocation is apparent. By 1928 he was prominent within the milieu of Harlem Communism, and when he travelled to Moscow he went as an expert on the colonial and racial question. His main task was to direct RILU

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
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Medical missionaries and government service in Uganda, 1897–1940
Yolana Pringle

, 1970; Kirk Arden Hoppe, Lords of the Fly: Sleeping Sickness Control in British East Africa, 1900–1960 , Westport, CT, Praeger, 2003 ; Kuhanen, Poverty, Health and Reproduction ; Carol Summers, ‘Intimate Colonialism: The Imperial Production of Reproduction in Uganda, 1907–1925’, Signs , 16, 4, 1991 , pp. 787–807; Michael William Tuck, ‘Syphilis, Sexuality, and Social

in Beyond the state
Anna Greenwood

8 Denise Roth Allen, Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk: Fertility and Danger in West Central Tanzania , Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 2002 ; Valarie Fildes, Lara Marks and Hilary Marland (eds.), Women and Children First: International Maternal and Infant Welfare, 1870–1945 , London, Routledge, 1992 ; Sarah Hodges, Contraception, Colonialism and

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Looking beyond the state
Anna Greenwood

–1970 , Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 ; Deborah J. Neill, Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930 , Stanford, Stanford University Press, 2012 37 David Hardiman (ed.), Healing Bodies, Saving Souls: Medical Missions in Asia and Africa , Amsterdam and

in Beyond the state
Matthew M. Heaton

. The medical justification for repatriating Nigerian mental patients was deeply rooted in ideological perspectives on the relationship between race, culture and human psychology that developed in the context of a European imperialism that sought to explain the power dynamics of Empire in scientific terms. 18 The literature on race and colonialism is abundant, and beyond the scope of this chapter, other

in Beyond the state
The intellectual influence of non-medical research on policy and practice in the Colonial Medical Service in Tanganyika and Uganda
Shane Doyle

cultural and moral transformation associated with colonialism, capitalism and Christianity. Controlling such diseases required an intimacy of knowledge of Africans’ domestic and private lives that was considered unnecessary in relation to conditions such as malaria or measles. Acquiring such a depth of understanding of local attitudes and behaviours in Buganda did not require the kind of intense, project

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The short history of Indian doctors in the Colonial Medical Service, British East Africa
Anna Greenwood and Harshad Topiwala

Concurrently, Indian doctors were also employed in other capacities supportive to British colonialism: they were imported to serve the health of the Indian regiments billeted in East Africa, and also to provide basic medical services to the thousands of indentured Indian labourers working on the Uganda Railway. 19 Western medical education in India One of the reasons why Indian

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Missions, the colonial state and constructing a health system in colonial Tanganyika
Michael Jennings

. Notes 1 R.M. Titmuss, The Health Services of Tanganyika: A Report to the Government , London, Pitman Medical Publishing Co., 1964 , p. 1 2 M. Turshen, ‘The Impact of Colonialism on Health and Health Services in Tanzania’, International

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Crucial collaboration, hidden conflicts
Markku Hokkanen

: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Speciality 1890–1930 , Stanford, Stanford University Press, 2012, pp. 60–5 68 Hokkanen, Medicine and Scottish Missionaries 69 Good, The Steamer Parish , pp. 337

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