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Plural Medicine, Tradition and Modernity, 1800-2000 (Routledge Studies in…

by Waltraud Ernst

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0415231221, Library Binding)

Research into 'colonial' or 'imperial' medicine has made considerable progress in recent years, whilst the study of what is usually referred to as 'indigenous' or 'folk' medicine in colonized societies has received much less attention. This book redresses the balance by bringing together current critical research into medical pluralism during the last two centuries. It includes a rich selection of historical, anthropological and sociological case-studies that cover many different parts of the globe, ranging from New Zealand to Africa, China, South Asia, Europe and the USA.

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