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This interdisciplinary paintings, the 1st of 2 volumes, offers essays on a variety of features of affliction, medication, and therapeutic in several destinations in and round the Indian Ocean from the 9th century to the early smooth interval. topics contain theoretical causes for disorder, thoughts of fertility, fabric tradition, therapeutic when it comes to international relations and colonialism, public overall healthiness, and the future health of slaves and migrant staff. total, the books argue that, through the interval of research, the Indian Ocean has been the positioning of a number of interconnected clinical interactions which may be seen within the context of the environmental components connecting the zone. the 2 volumes are the 1st to exploit the Indian Ocean global as a geographical and conceptual framework for the learn of disorder. it's going to entice lecturers and graduate scholars operating within the fields of scientific and clinical background, in addition to within the transforming into fields of Indian Ocean experiences and worldwide history.

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