Climates and Constitutions: Health, Race, Environment and British Imperialism in India 1600-1850 (Oxford India Paperbacks)

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This is the first major study of European attitudes towards India's climate, and their bearing on imperial expansion. It shows how growing fears about racial degeneration led to the abandonment of plans for white colonization, considers European strategies for coping with Indian climate, and explains the emergence of modern concepts of race.

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For many years Mark Harrison has been the chair of, and a writer for, a variety of UCLES exam papers including FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC and IELTS. He is also the author and co-author of a wide range of practice test books.

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