Author:Atsuko Naono


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State of Vaccination: The Fight Against Smallpox in Colonial Burma

By: Atsuko Naono

Price: $21.67

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031724

ISBN: 812503546X

Condition: New

Researched in both London and Burma, State of Vaccination examines how a colonial medical establishment attempted to cope with the neglect that came from being on the periphery of British India. In Burma, local medical officers often doubled up as field officers, laboratory scientists, veterinarians, and teachers to compensate for the weak reach of the colonial state and the chronic shortages of funding and staff. More autonomy was surrendered to local colonial medical officers and the success of the vaccination effort was more vulnerable than in the presidencies to the limitations of transpor... View more info