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Medicine and Colonial Identity

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 02.09.2003
  • Verlag: Taylor and Francis
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Medicine and Colonial Identity

Over the last century, identity as an avenue of inquiry has become both an academic growth industry and a problematic category of historical analysis. This volume shows how the study of medicine can provide new insights into colonial identity, and the possibility of accommodating multiple perspectives on identity within a single narrative. Contributors to this volume explore the perceived self-identity of colonizers, the adoption of western and traditional medicine as complementary aspects of a new, modern and nationalist identity, the creation of a modern identity for women in the colonies, and the expression of a healer's identity by physicians of traditional medicine.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 02.09.2003
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781134441174
    Verlag: Taylor and Francis
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