Introduction
in The English System
Abstract only
Log-in for full text

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

manchesterhive requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals - to see content that you/your institution should have access to, please log in through your library system or with your personal username and password.

If you are authenticated and think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

Non-subscribers can freely search the site, view abstracts/extracts and download selected front and end matter. 

Institutions can purchase access to individual titles; please contact manchesterhive@manchester.ac.uk for pricing options.

ACCESS TOKENS

If you have an access token for this content, you can redeem this via the link below:

Redeem token

The introduction establishes the central, and heretofore undeveloped, connection in Britain between quarantine as the traditional means of preventing the spread of disease across borders, and the introduction of medical restrictions to immigration in Britain in 1905. It initiates the discussion of Britain’s ports as particular geographical and representational spaces where the border between ideas of ‘foreign’ and ‘domestic’ (or ‘internal’ and ‘external’) were negotiated. This space, as opposed to the unyielding line presupposed by national borders, was key to the way port health was shaped during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

The English System

Quarantine, immigration and the making of a Port Sanitary zone

Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 22 6 2
Full Text Views 17 2 0
PDF Downloads 15 7 1