The Resource Healing the land and the nation : malaria and the Zionist project in Palestine, 1920-1947, Sandra M. Sufian

Healing the land and the nation : malaria and the Zionist project in Palestine, 1920-1947, Sandra M. Sufian

Label
Healing the land and the nation : malaria and the Zionist project in Palestine, 1920-1947
Title
Healing the land and the nation
Title remainder
malaria and the Zionist project in Palestine, 1920-1947
Statement of responsibility
Sandra M. Sufian
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel inquiry into the sociopolitical dimensions of public medicine, Healing the Land and the Nation traces the relationships between disease, hygiene, politics, geography, and nationalism in British Mandatory Palestine between the world wars. Taking up the case of malaria control in Jewish-held lands, Sandra Sufian illustrates how efforts to thwart the disease were intimately tied to the project of Zionist nation-building, especially the movement's efforts to repurpose and improve its lands. The project of eradicating malaria also took on a metaphorical dimension--erasing anti-Semitic stereo
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
614.5/32095694
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA644.M2
LC item number
S84 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Healing the land and the nation : malaria and the Zionist project in Palestine, 1920-1947, Sandra M. Sufian
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-372) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Archetypal landscape: healing the land and the nation in the Zionist imagination -- Pathological landscape: epidemiology and medical geography of malaria in Palestine -- Potential landscape: swamp drainage projects and the politics of settlement -- Technological landscape: the Jezreel Valley and the Huleh Valley projects -- Perceptual landscape: scientific experimentation, colonial medicine, and the medicalization of Palestine -- Cultural landscape: creating a culture of health through antimalaria education and propaganda -- Contested landscape: Palestinian Arabs and Zionist antimalaria projects -- Ecological landscape: old paradigms, new meanings
Control code
ocn309871218
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 385 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226779386
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25391513
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)309871218
  • pebcs0226779386

Library Locations

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