Meet the Writers

Monocle Reads: Jim Downs

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16 December 2021

23 minutes

Georgina Godwin speaks to Jim Downs about his latest book ‘Maladies of Empire: How Colonialism, Slavery, and War Transformed Medicine’. It is an in-depth global history which looks at how modern medicine developed and the role of human catastrophe in this. By exploring these connections, the book seeks to find out the true price of medical progress.

16 December 2021

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