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Published on 29 Jan 2011
School
UTSC
Department
Geography
Course
GGRB28H3
Professor
GGRB28
FROM COLONIALISM TO MARKET TRIUMPHALISM
LECTURE 5
- Colonial Rule:
Colonial rule identifies countries that ruled territories prior to WWII.
Colonial countries included much of Europe, North America and Britain.
They colonized most of continent of Africa and Asia.
- Colonial Medicine:
Mainly concerned with serving Western interests
Directed towards urban areas
Mainly used for economic growth
Led to emergence of tropical medicine
Technocratic, vaccines, for instance through DDT interventions to address malaria
Helped to promote racial segregation
- Tropical Medicine:
Malaria, geographical immigration, issues related to tropical diseases.
Technocratic:
Focuses only on one particular disease at a time. Technical intervention at a time for a disease.
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