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Asian medicine and globalization / edited by Joseph S. Alter
Books/Textual Material | University of Pennsylvania Press | c2005.
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Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2005.
Descript
vi 187 p. ; 24 cm.
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Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-176) and index.
Contents
Introduction : The politics of culture and medicine -- Āyurvedic acupuncture--transnational nationalism : ambivalence about the origin and authenticity of medical knowledge / Joseph S. Alter -- Deviant airs in "traditional" Chinese medicine / Vivienne Lo and Sylvia Schroer -- Reinventing traditional medicine : method, institutional change, and the manufacture of drugs and medication in late colonial India / S. Irfan Habib and Dhruv Raina -- Health and medicine in British India and the Dutch Indies : a comparative study / Deepak Kumar -- Nationalism, transnationalism, and the politics of "traditional" Indian medicine for HIV/AIDS / Cecilia Van Hollen -- Mapping science and nation in China / Nancy N. Chen -- Sanskrit gynecologies in postmodernity : the commodization of Indian medicine in alternative medical and new-age discourses on women's health / Martha Ann Selby -- China reconstructs : cosmetic surgery and nationalism in the reform era / Susan Brownell.
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ISBN
0812238664 (cloth : alk. paper)
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20061106175000.0
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