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Quarantine : local and global histories / edited by Alison Bashford.

  • Bashford, Alison, 1963-
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Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Physical description

xiv, 330 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Maritime quarantine: linking old world and new world histories / Alison Bashford -- The places and spaces of early modern quarantine / Jane Stevens Crawshaw -- Early nineteenth-century mediterranean quarantine as a European system / Alexander Chase-Levenson -- Incarceration and resistance in a Red Sea lazaretto, 1880-1930 / Saurabh Mishra -- Spaces of quarantine in colonial Hong Kong / Robert Peckham -- Quarantine in the Dutch East Indies / Hans Pols -- The empire of medical investiagation on Angel Island, California / Nayan Shah -- Quarantine for venereal disease: New Zealand 1915-1918 / Barbara Brookes -- Influenza and quarantine in Samoa / Ryan McLane -- Yellow fever, quarantine and the jet age in India: extremely far, incredibly close / Kavita Sivaramakrishnan -- Sydney's landscape of quarantine / Anne Clarke, Ursula K. Frederick, Peter Hobbins -- Sana Ducos: the last leprosarium in New Caledonia / Ingrid Sykes -- History, testimony and the afterlife of quarantine: the national Hansen's disease museum of Japan / Susan L. Burns -- Citizenship and quarantine at Ellis Island and Angel Island: the seduction of interruption / Gareth Hoskins.


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  • 9781137524447
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