How was medicine used to create meanings about people and places, and how has this affected the production of medical knowledge from which we still draw on today? Medicalized Space focuses on the ways medicine as a field of knowledge was used to interpret, categorize, and circulate meanings about humans and their environments.
Abraham James. The Torrid Zone, or, Blessings of Jamaica (A parody astrological diagram showing opposing aspects of the life of settlers in Jamaica: langorous noons and the hells of yellow fever). October 1, 1800. Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).