Gender and the Making of Modern Medicine in Colonial Egypt

Author(s): 
Abugideiri, Hibba
ISBN: 
9780754667209
Date published: 
June 2010
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Doctors, Midwives and Nationalism investigates the use of medicine as a 'tool of Empire' to serve the state building processes in Egypt by the British colonial administration, which effectively transformed Egyptian medical practice and medical knowledge in ways that were decidedly gendered.