Suman Seth on Climate, Medicine, and Race in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire

By Chase Caldwell Smith and Jeffery C. J. Chen

Suman Seth speaks about his book, 'Difference and Disease: Medicine, Race, and Locality in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire', discussing topics including ideas about the process of 'seasoning', undergone when a person migrated from one kind of climate to another, gender and susceptibility to disease, and the entanglement of transatlantic slavery and abolition with ideas about race and medicine.

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