Global movements, local concerns : medicine and health in Southeast Asia /
edited by Laurence Monnais and Harold J. Cook.
Singapore : NUS Press, c2012.
xxxi, 290 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
9789971696399, 9971696398
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Singapore : NUS Press, c2012.
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Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 The Real Expedition de la Vacuna and the Philippines, 1803-1807 / Thomas B. Colvin -- ch. 2 The Nguyen Initiative to Acquire Vaccinia, 1820-1821 / C. Michele Thompson -- ch. 3 Wats and Worms: The Activities of the Rockefeller Foundation's International Health Board in Southeast Asia (1913-1940) / Liew Kai Khiun -- ch. 4 The 1937 Bandung Conference on Rural Hygiene: Toward a New Vision of Healthcare? / Annick Guenel -- ch. 5 Science, Sex, and Superstition: Midwifery in 19th-Century Philippines / Raquel A.G. Reyes -- ch. 6 Dokter Djawa and Dukun: Perceptions of Indigenous Western-Trained Doctors about Traditional Healers in the Dutch East Indies around 1900 / Liesbeth Hesselink -- ch. 7 Torn between Economics, Public Health and Chinese Nationalism: The Anti-Opium Campaign of Colonial Malaya, c. 1890s-1941 / Ooi Keat Gin -- ch. 8 Hanoi in the Time of Cholera: Epidemic Disease and Racial Power in the Colonial City / Michael G. Vann -- ch. 9 HIV/AIDS Epidemic and the Politics of Access to Medicines in Thailand: A Study of the Health Impact of Globalization / Yu-Ling Huang -- ch. 10 A Revolutionary Movement to Bring Traditional Medicine Back to the Grassroots Level: On the Biopoliticization of Herbal Medicine in Vietnam / Ayo Wahlberg -- ch. 11 Medicine and Public Health in Thai Historiography: From an Elitist View to Counter-Hegemonic Discourse / Komatra Chuengsatiansup.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-275) and index.

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