Cultural Politics of Hygiene in India, 1890-1940 : Contagions of Feeling, Hardback Book

Cultural Politics of Hygiene in India, 1890-1940 : Contagions of Feeling Hardback

Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series series

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This book examines genealogies of contagion in between contagion as microbe and contagion as affect.

It analyzes how and why hygiene became authoritative and succeeded in becoming a part of the broader social and cultural vocabulary within the colonialist, anti-colonial, as well as modernist discourses.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 142 pages, X, 142 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9781137520715

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