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Histories of Health in Southeast Asia
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Introduction / Sunil Amrith and Tim Harper Part I. The Long Duree 1. Knowledge Transition and the Transformation of Medicine in Early Modern Siam / Komatra Chuengsatiansup & Nopphanat Anuphongphat Part II. Health and Crisis 2. Pilgrim Ships and the Frontiers of Contagion: Quarantine Regimes from Southeast Asia to the Red Sea / Eric Tagliacozzo 3. The Influenza Epidemic of 1918-19 / Kirsty Walker 4. Disaster Medicine in Southeast Asia / Greg Bankoff Part III. Uneven Transitions 5. The Demographic History of Southeast Asia in the Twentieth Century / Peter Boomgaard 6. "Rural" Health in Modern Southeast Asia / Atsuko Naoko 7. Population Ageing and the Family: The Southeast Asian Context / Theresa W. Devasahayam 8. Epidemic Disease in Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asia / Mary Wilson Part IV. The Politics of Health 9. The Internationalization of Health in Southeast Asia / Sunil Amrith 10. Modernising yet Marginal: Hospitals and Asylums in Southeast Asia in the 20th Century / Loh Kah Seng 11. Healing the Nation: Politics, Medicine and Analogies of Health in Southeast Asia / Rachel Leow 12. Health or Tobacco: Competing Perspectives in Modern Southeast Asia / Loh Wei Leng 13. The Role of Non-governmental Organizations in the Field of Health in Modern Southeast Asia: the Philippine Experience / Teresa S Encarnacion Tadem Notes Contributors Index

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Tim Harper is Reader in Southeast Asian History at the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, Fellow of Magdalene College, and Associate Director of the Centre for History and Economics. He is author of The End of Empire and the Making of Malaya and (with Christopher Bayly) Forgotten Armies: The Fall of British Asia, 1941-45 and Forgotten Wars: The End of Britain's Asian Empire. Sunil S. Amrith is Reader in Modern Asian History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is author of Decolonizing International Health: India and Southeast Asia, 1930-65; Migration and Diaspora in Modern Asia; and Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies of Nature and the Fortunes of Migrants.

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"[T]his volume is a remarkable addition to scholarship... Highly recommended." -Choice "The essays in this volume... deserve a wide readership, not only by those interested in the history of medicine but by all who are interested in the history of Southeast Asia." -East Asian Science, Technology and Society

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