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Author Bhattacharya, Sudip.
Title Unseen Enemy : the English, Disease, and Medicine in Colonial Bengal, 1617-1847.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.

Author Bhattacharya, Sudip.
Subject Medical care -- India -- Bengal -- History.
Medicine -- India -- Bengal -- History.
Medical care -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History.
Medicine -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History.
History of Medicine -- Great Britain.
History of Medicine -- India.
Colonialism -- history -- Great Britain.
Colonialism -- history -- India.
History, 17th Century -- Great Britain.
History, 17th Century -- India.
History, 18th Century -- Great Britain.
History, 18th Century -- India.
History, 19th Century -- Great Britain.
History, 19th Century -- India.
Physicians -- history -- Great Britain.
Physicians -- history -- India.
Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Note Print version record.
Summary Europeans in early colonial Bengal fell prey to new diseases that their limited pharmacopeia, based on an imperfect knowledge of physiology, often failed to treat. This book looks at clinical observations and theories by several English doctors, who, with the encouragement of the East India Company, strove to address these ailments. This enthralling story begins with John Woodall, who never voyaged to India but equipped the surgeons' chests aboard ships sailing there, and ends with James Esda ...
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note English.
Contents ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CHAPTER ELEVEN; BIBLIOGRAPHY
ISBN 9781443863094 (electronic bk.)
1443863092 (electronic bk.)
1306923514
9781306923514
1443861359
9781443861359
9781443861359
OCLC # 882778560
Additional Format Print version: Bhattacharya, Sudip. Unseen Enemy : The English, Disease, and Medicine in Colonial Bengal, 1617 - 1847. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2014 9781443861359



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