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Asian Medicine and Globalization

Asian Medicine and Globalization

  • by Joseph S. Alter (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0812238664
  • ISBN-13: 9780812238662
These essays consider the larger implications of transmissions between cultures.

Imperial Medicine: Patrick Manson and the Conquest of Tropical Disease

Imperial Medicine: Patrick Manson and the Conquest of Tropical Disease

  • by Douglas M. Haynes
  • ISBN: 0812235983
  • ISBN-13: 9780812235982
" In Imperial Medicine: Patrick Manson and the Conquest of Tropical Disease Douglas M. Haynes uses Manson's career to explore the role of British imperialism in the making of Victorian medicine and science.

Doctor Franklin's Medicine

Doctor Franklin's Medicine

  • by Stanley Finger
  • ISBN: 081223913X
  • ISBN-13: 9780812239133
In Doctor Franklin's Medicine, Stanley Finger uncovers the instrumental role that this scientist, inventor, publisher, and statesman played in the development of the healing arts—enhancing preventive and bedside medicine, hospital care, ...

International Human Rights Law: An Introduction

International Human Rights Law: An Introduction

  • by David Weissbrodt, Connie de la Vega
  • ISBN: 0812221206
  • ISBN-13: 9780812221206
The book contains an overview of the development of human rights as a domain of international law; a collection of brief summaries of each of the rights specified in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other critical human rights ...

Periodization and Sovereignty: How Ideas of Feudalism and Secularization Govern the Politics of Time

Periodization and Sovereignty: How Ideas of Feudalism and Secularization Govern the Politics of Time

  • by Kathleen Davis
  • ISBN: 0812240839
  • ISBN-13: 9780812240832
This book's groundbreaking investigation of feudal historiography finds that the historical formation of "feudalism" mediated the theorization of sovereignty and a social contract, even as it provided a rationale for colonialism and ...

 

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