Posted by: Alice Nelson | 20/02/2012

New book in Wellcome Unit Library by former students

We have a new acquisition in the library edited by two of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine Oxford’s previous DPhil students:

Ryan Johnson and Amna Khalid, Public health in the British empire : intermediaries, subordinates, and the practice of public health, 1850-1960, (New York:  Routledge, 2012).

(c) Routledge

About the book

The edited volume is part of Routledge’s ‘studies in modern British history’ series.  It contains chapters by WUHMO Research Associate Dr Margaret Jones on Jamaican hospitals in the mid-nineteenth century and Oxford Brookes’ Professor Anne Digby on South African health workers.

About the editors

Dr Johnson is now a lecturer at the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare, Glasgow (jointly run by Glasgow Caledonian University and Strathclyde University).  Prof Khalid is now based in the Department of History at Carleton College in the United Stated.

Related Links: Full details and description of book | WUHMO homepage | Wellcome Unit Library homepage | Recent acquisitions

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