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Claire Beaudevin
Jean-Paul Gaudillière
Christoph Gradmann
Anne M. Lovell
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Laurent Pordié

discussed previous waves of health globalization with various ideas about their dynamics and periodization. If the circulation of people, germs and remedies is taken as the main feature, global stories of health often start with the Early Modern period and the colonization of the Americas. In contrast, when considering the existence of institutions, programmes and tools to intervene on the health of others, then the late nineteenth century and the climax of European colonization come to the fore. Rather than focusing on the legacies of these early phases, this volume

in Global health and the new world order