The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine, 1850-1960

The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine, 1850-1960

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This book will be of particular interest to students or scholars studying China, medical history, or East-West relations.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 316 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22.86mm | 600g
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • English
  • 10 b&w photos, 2 line art, 2 maps, 2 tables
  • 0774824328
  • 9780774824323
  • 1,522,793

Table of contents

1 Modernities and Medicines

2 The Spectrum of Chinese Healing Practices

3 Missionary Medicine from the West

4 The Significance of Medical Reforms in Japan

5 Public Health and State-Building

6 Medical Lives

7 New Medical Institutions

8 From New Theories to New Practices

9 Conclusions: Medicine and Modernity with David L. Schwarzkopf

Notes; Bibliography; Index
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[The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine, 1850-1960] present[s] a number of astute insights that promise to remain authoritative in the field for years to come ... Andrews's discussion of the advent of scientific acupuncture provides a sorely needed historical explanation for its contemporary survival and popularity. -- Howard Chiang * Journal of the History of Medicine *
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About Bridie Andrews

Bridie Andrews is an associate professor of history at Bentley University and teaches history of medicine at the New England School of Acupuncture. She has co-edited two books, Western Medicine as Contested Knowledge (1997) and Medicine and Identity in the Colonies (2003).
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