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Curing the colonizers : hydrotherapy, climatology, and French colonial spas / Eric T. Jennings.

  • Jennings, Eric Thomas.
Date
2006
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About this work

Publication/Creation

Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.

Physical description

xi, 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-262) and index.

Contents

Acclimatization, climatology, and the possibility of empire -- Colonial hydrotherapy -- Highland hydrotherapy in Guadeloupe -- The spas of Réunion Island: antechambers to the tropics -- Leisure and power at the spa of Antsirabe, Madagascar -- Korbous, Tunisia: negating the hammam -- Vichy: taking the waters back home.

Languages

  • English



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ISBN

  • 0822338084
  • 9780822338086
  • 082233822X
  • 9780822338222