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Gender and the making of modern medicine in colonial Egypt / Hibba Abugideiri.

  • Abugideiri, Hibba.
Date
[2010], ©2010
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About this work

Publication/Creation

Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, [2010], ©2010.

Physical description

xii, 268 pages ; 24 cm.

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Introduction, Egyptian gender, medicine, and nationalism -- Muhammad Ali's Egypt : the rise of modern medicine -- Colonizing Egyptian education : creating an Anglo-Egyptian civil service -- Anglicizing state medicine : the rebirth of Qasr al-Aini -- Hakimas, dayas, and the state : displacing women in the name of modern medicine -- A modern medical profession at last : the rise of the Egyptian doctor -- Egyptian doctors and domestic medicine : the forging of republican motherhood -- Conclusion, Egyptian nationalism, medicine, and the scientization of culture.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    BW.11.AA8-9
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ISBN

  • 9780754667209
  • 0754667200