The Development of Modern Medicine in Non-Western Countries [NOOK Book]

Overview

This book for the first time bridges the gap in medical history between modern Western and non-Western medicines. It opens a new perspective in medical historiography in which ‘modern medicine’ becomes an integral part of the history of medicine in non-European countries.

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The Development of Modern Medicine in Non-Western Countries

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Overview

This book for the first time bridges the gap in medical history between modern Western and non-Western medicines. It opens a new perspective in medical historiography in which ‘modern medicine’ becomes an integral part of the history of medicine in non-European countries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203891605
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/29/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Hormoz Ebrahimnejad is Wellcome Trust Lecturer in history at the School of Humanities, University of Southampton. His current research interests in the history of medicine covers issues such as relationship between medicine and power, impacts of institutions on scientific developments, emergence of medical profession and hospital institutions and their relation with medical knowledge in both medieval and modern periods. His publications include Medicine, Public Health and the Qajar State: Patterns of Medical Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Iran.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: For a History of Modern Medicine in Non-Western Countries Hormoz Ebrahimnejad 2. Medical Experimentation in British India: The Case of Dr Helenus Scott Mark Harrison 3. The Construction of Disease Transmission in Nineteenth-Century Egypt Anne-Marie Moulin 4. The Waqf, the State and Medical Education in Nineteenth-century Iran Hormoz Ebrahimnejad 5. Waqf Endowments and the Emergence of Modern Charitable Hospitals in the Ottoman Empire: The Case of Zeynep-Kamil Hospital in Istanbul Feza Günergun and Seref Etker 6. A Bounded Medical Pluralism: Ayurveda and Western Medicine in Colonial and Independent Sri Lanka Margaret Jones 7. ‘Modern Medicine’ in French Colonial Vietnam: From the Importation of a Model to its Nativisation Laurence Monnais 8. Making Modernity with Medicine: Mission, State, and Community in Leprosy Control, Ogoja, Nigeria, 1945–1950 John Manton 9. Cholera, Consumer, and Citizenship: Modernizations of Medicine in Japan Akihito Suzuki and Mika Suzuki

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