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Contraception, colonialism and commerce : birth control in South India, 1920-1940 / Sarah Hodges.

  • Hodges, Sarah
Date
[2008], ©2008
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2008], ©2008.

Physical description

x, 170 pages ; 24 cm.

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-165) and index.

Contents

Introduction : late colonial biopolitics -- Anxiety without action : contraception and the late colonial state -- The Madras Neo-Malthusian League and global networks of contraceptive evangelism -- An apocalyptic body politics of modernity : contraception and the self respect movement -- Contraceptive commercialism -- Epilogue : the state of the population : history and fertility in twentieth-century Tamil Nadu.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    TPU.23.AA9
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ISBN

  • 9780754638094
  • 075463809X