Migration, Health and Ethnicity in the Modern World

  • Catherine Cox
  • Hilary Marland

Part of the Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History book series (STMMH)

About this book


The volume focuses on the relationship between migration, health and illness in a global context from c.1820 to the present day. It takes a wide range of finely-grained case studies to examine epidemic disease and its containment, chronic illness and mental breakdown and the health management of migrant populations in the modern world.


body Britain Case Studies corpus England experience Familie Great Britain health knowledge management migrant migration policy present

Editors and affiliations

  • Catherine Cox
    • 1
  • Hilary Marland
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for the History of Medicine in IrelandUniversity College DublinIreland
  2. 2.Centre for the History of MedicineUniversity of WarwickUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45412-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-30323-3
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