ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Control and Resistance

Focusing on the 1870s and the 1880s, the article looks into the controversy generated by the Indian Contagious Diseases Act among colonial officials and native Indians regarding the act's efficacy and implementation procedures to curb the spread of venereal diseases among the residents, especially the soldiers and sailors, of Bombay.

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