The Discourse of Race and the Medicalization of Public and Private Space in Modern China (1895–1949)

@article{Diktter1991TheDO,
  title={The Discourse of Race and the Medicalization of Public and Private Space in Modern China (1895–1949)},
  author={F. Dik{\"o}tter},
  journal={History of Science},
  year={1991},
  volume={29},
  pages={411 - 420}
}
  • F. Dikötter
  • Published 1991
  • History, Medicine
  • History of Science
  • The reception of Western medicine in modern China is an area of growing interest. The dominant position of scientific values in our modern world certainly justified the increased attention which is being directed towards their impact in different societies. The conceptual framework in which this reception has been interpreted, however, does not readily demonstrate due appreciation of the complexity of the problem. The field is often reduced to an opposition between 'tradition' and 'modernity… CONTINUE READING
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