Race, science and medicine 1700-1960

Harris, Bernard and Ernst, Waltraud, eds. (1999) Race, science and medicine 1700-1960. Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine . Routledge, Abingdon. ISBN 9780415181525

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Considering cases from Europe to India, this collection brings together current critical research into the role played by racial issues in the production of medical knowledge. Confronting such controversial themes as colonialism and medicine, the origins of racial thinking and health and migration, the distinguished contributors examine the role played by medicine in the construction of racial categories.