Suman Seth on Climate, Medicine, and Race in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire The Global History Podcast

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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.

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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