The Luso-Indian Stethoscope : A Community’s Participation in the Medical Profession in Nineteenth – Century Bombay
Author : Shirley Louise Gonsalves
9788193423691 | Paperback | pp. 200 | 2018 | Goa 1556
The Luso-Indian Stethoscope is about a community’s participation in the medical profession in nineteenth century at Bombay.
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A pioneering group of Luso-Indian medical doctors played an important role in Western medicine in nineteenth century Bombay. It was the Grant Medical College which provided them a springboard for entry into the medical service of colonial Bombay. While the majority Hindu and Muslim population were constrained from embarking on career in medicine by culture and religion.
Shirley Louise Gonsalves
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About the Contributors
Shirley Louise Gonsalves is a UK-based Goan. She undertook this study while a post-graduate student at the school of Oriental and African Studies University of London, in the Department of History. Incidentally, her great-grandfather, J.B. Pinto, wrote an often-cited book on Goan migration in the early 1960s.
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