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Author Jennings, Eric Thomas.

Title Curing the colonizers [electronic resource] : hydrotherapy, climatology, and French colonial spas / Eric T. Jennings.

Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 271 p. : ill., maps.
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-262) and index.
Contents Acclimatization, climatology, and the possibility of empire -- Colonial hydrotherapy -- Highland hydrotherapy in Guadeloupe -- The spas of Reunion Island: antechambers to the tropics -- Leisure and power at the spa of Antsirabe, Madagascar -- Korbous, Tunisia: negating the hammam -- Vichy: taking the waters back home.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Hydrotherapy -- French colonies -- History.
Health resorts -- French colonies -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780822388272
0822338084 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822338086 (cloth : alk. paper)
082233822X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780822338222 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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