Plural Medicine, Tradition and Modernity, 1800-2000

Plural Medicine, Tradition and Modernity, 1800-2000

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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.... Canada: A Report To The Carnegie Foundation For the Advancement of Teaching, by Abraham Flexner, New York: n.p., 1910, x. ... In further support of this view, Flexner quotes a Dr Osler who claims that a#39;a new school of practitioners has arisen, which ... He not only offers more than ten anti-chiropractic articles in his Quackwatch website but he has added a website ... Barrett bills as a a#39; Skeptical guide to chiropractic history, theories, and current practicesa#39;, alt;http:// www.chirobase.orgagt;.

Title:Plural Medicine, Tradition and Modernity, 1800-2000
Author:Waltraud Ernst
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-11-01


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