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Alison Bashford (ed.), Quarantine: Local and Global Histories (Palgrave, 2016).

Alison Bashford and Joyce E. Chaplin, The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus: Re-reading the principle of population (Princeton University Press, 2016). [video]

Alison Bashford, Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth (Columbia University Press, 2014).


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David Armitage and Alison Bashford (eds), Pacific Histories: Ocean, Land, People (Palgrave, 2014).

Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (eds), The Cambridge History of Australia, 2 vols (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Alison Bashford and Philippa Levine (eds),  The Oxford Handbook of the History of Eugenics (Oxford University Press, 2010).


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Carolyn Strange and Alison Bashford, Griffith Taylor: Visionary, Environmentalist, Explorer  (University of Toronto Press, 2008).

Alison Bashford (ed.),  Medicine at the Border: Disease, Globalization and Security from 1850 to the Present (Palgrave, 2006). Second edn 2014.

Alison Bashford, Imperial Hygiene: A Critical History of Colonialism, Nationalism and Public Health (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2004). Second edn 2014.

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Alison Bashford and Carolyn Strange (eds), Isolation: Places and Practices of Exclusion (Routledge, 2003).

Alison Bashford and Claire Hooker (eds), Contagion: Historical and Cultural Studies (Routledge, 2001). New edition: Contagion: Epidemics, history and culture from smallpox to anthrax (Pluto Press, 2003).

Alison Bashford, Purity and Pollution: Gender, Embodiment and Victorian Medicine (Macmillan, 1998).