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Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Anna Greenwood


A collection of essays about the Colonial Medical Service of Africa in which a group of distinguished colonial historians illustrate the diversity and active collaborations to be found in the untidy reality of government medical provision. The authors present important case studies in a series of essays covering former British colonial dependencies in Africa, including Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zanzibar. These studies reveal many new insights into the enactments of colonial policy and the ways in which colonial doctors negotiated the day-to-day reality during the height of ... More

Keywords: Colonialism, Medicine, Colonial Service, Empire, Missionaries, Government

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719089671
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anna Greenwood, editor
University of Nottingham