Author:Sujani K. Reddy

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Nursing and Empire: Gendered Labor and Migration from India to the United States

By: Sujani K. Reddy

Price: $21.88

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108404

ISBN: 8125062300

Condition: New


Drawing on extensive archival research and compelling life-history interviews, Nursing and Empire examines the lives of Indian nurses, which have unfolded against a complex backdrop of Anglo-American capitalist imperialism and the emergence of a postcolonial Indian nation-state still tied to this global system.The bookbegins with the movement of white, U.S.-based single female medical missionaries to India and proceeds through the remaking of the colonial medical map through race-based segregation in the U.S. and the “open door imperialism” of the Rockefeller Foundation in India. It ends w... View more info