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Title Gender and the making of modern medicine in colonial Egypt / Hibba Abugideiri.
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 268 pages).
Series Empires and the making of the modern world, 1650-2000
Empires and the making of the modern world, 1650-2000.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-262) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Medicine -- Egypt -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
Egypt -- History -- British occupation, 1882-1936.
Women in medicine -- Egypt -- History -- 19th century.
Women in medicine -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
History of Medicine -- Egypt.
History of Medicine -- Great Britain.
Colonialism -- history -- Egypt.
Colonialism -- history -- Great Britain.
History, Modern 1601- -- Egypt.
History, Modern 1601- -- Great Britain.
Politics -- Egypt.
Politics -- Great Britain.
Women's Health -- history -- Egypt.
Women's Health -- history -- Great Britain.
Women's Rights -- history -- Egypt.
Women's Rights -- history -- Great Britain.
British Occupation of Egypt (Egypt : 1882-1936) fast (OCoLC)fst01352144
Genre History.
Contents Introduction, Egyptian gender, medicine, and nationalism -- Muhammad Ali's Egypt : the rise of modern medicine -- Colonizing Egyptian education : creating an Anglo-Egyptian civil service -- Anglicizing state medicine : the rebirth of Qasr al-Aini -- Hakimas, dayas, and the state : displacing women in the name of modern medicine -- A modern medical profession at last : the rise of the Egyptian doctor -- Egyptian doctors and domestic medicine : the forging of republican motherhood -- Conclusion, Egyptian nationalism, medicine, and the scientization of culture.
Summary Gender and the Making of Modern Medicine in Colonial Egypt 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. The book shows how the introduction of colonial medical practices ultimately gendered Egyptian medicine in ways that privileged Egyptian men and masculinity, whilst relegating Egyptian women to maternal roles in the domicile. Thus, by interrogating how colonial medicinal was constit.
Other Title Print version: Abugideiri, Hibba. Gender and the making of modern medicine in colonial Egypt. Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010 9780754667209