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The cultivation of whiteness : science, health and racial destiny in Australia, Warwick Anderson

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The cultivation of whiteness : science, health and racial destiny in Australia
Title
The cultivation of whiteness
Title remainder
science, health and racial destiny in Australia
Statement of responsibility
Warwick Anderson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of general medical ideas and practices in Australia in the19th and early 20th centuries, that focusses on medical scientists' interest in 'whiteness' - the medical construction of white Australia; the contribution of medical science and public health to the understanding of racial identity; white adaptation to the environment; Aboriginality and 'hybrid Aboriginals'; tropical medicine Examines the notion of 'whiteness' as a flexible category in scientific and public debates. Also provides the first full account of experimentation in the 1920s and 1930s on Aboriginal people in the central deserts. Anderson is the founder of the Centre for Studies of Health and Society at the University of Melbourne, Vic
Additional physical form
Also published as an electronic book (Etitle) by James Bennett Pty. Ltd. in 2006 (ISBN 0522852939).
Awards note
Winner of the W.K. Hancock Prize, 2004.
Cataloging source
VSL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Warwick
Dewey number
305.809094
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT1575
LC item number
.A52 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social medicine
  • Health and race
  • Whites
  • Whites
  • Whites
  • Colonists
Label
The cultivation of whiteness : science, health and racial destiny in Australia, Warwick Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "I have revised the book for the Basic Books edition, explaining some arcane Australian references and changing somewhat the emphasis of the introduction and conclusion" -- Acknowledgements
  • See also 2002 and 2003 editions held at B A552.21/C1 and B A552.21/C3
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 329-379
Control code
000026712727
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
ix, 390 p. [14] p. of plates
Isbn
9780522851694
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)61730260
Label
The cultivation of whiteness : science, health and racial destiny in Australia, Warwick Anderson
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "I have revised the book for the Basic Books edition, explaining some arcane Australian references and changing somewhat the emphasis of the introduction and conclusion" -- Acknowledgements
  • See also 2002 and 2003 editions held at B A552.21/C1 and B A552.21/C3
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 329-379
Control code
000026712727
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
ix, 390 p. [14] p. of plates
Isbn
9780522851694
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)61730260

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