By Eric T. Jennings
Combining the histories of empire, rest, tourism, tradition, and drugs, Eric T. Jennings sheds new gentle at the workings of empire by means of reading the reason and perform of French colonial hydrotherapy among 1830 and 1962. He strains colonial acclimatization conception and the advance of a “science” of hydrotherapy applicable to colonial areas, and he chronicles and compares the histories of spas in different French colonies—Guadeloupe, Madagascar, Tunisia, and Réunion—and in France itself. all through Curing the Colonizers, Jennings illuminates the connection among indigenous and French colonial healing wisdom in addition to the last word failure of the spas to make colonialism bodily or morally secure for the French.
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