Psychiatry and Empire

  • Sloan Mahone
  • Megan Vaughan

Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series book series (CIPCSS)

About this book


'Psychiatry and Empire' brings together scholars in the History of Medicine and Colonialism to explore questions of race, gender and power relations in former colonial states across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the Pacific. The volume advances our understanding of the rise of modern psychiatry as it collided with the psychology of colonial rule.


history history of medicine India psychiatry psychoanalysis psychology Transition

Editors and affiliations

  • Sloan Mahone
    • 1
    • 2
  • Megan Vaughan
    • 3
  1. 1.Oxford UniversityOxfordUK
  2. 2.Wellcome Unit for the History of MedicineOxfordUK
  3. 3.Cambridge UniversityUK

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