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The Resource Asian medicine and globalization, edited by Joseph S. Alter

Asian medicine and globalization, edited by Joseph S. Alter

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Asian medicine and globalization
Title
Asian medicine and globalization
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joseph S. Alter
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As more and more Asian medical practices cross into Western culture through the popularity of yoga and herbalism, and as Western medicine finds its way east in the form of plastic surgery, these systems of meaning become inextricably interrelated. The essays in this volume consider the larger implications of transmissions between cultures
Member of
Is part of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
306.4/61/095
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
GN625
LC item number
.A744 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2005 H-331
  • WB 50.1
NLM item number
A832 2005
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Alter, Joseph S.
Series statement
Encounters with Asia
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  • Traditional medicine
  • Medicine, Ayurvedic
  • Asia
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Cultural Characteristics
  • Internationality
  • Medicine, Ayurvedic
  • Medicine, East Asian Traditional
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Manners and customs
  • Medicine, Ayurvedic
  • Traditional medicine
  • Asia
  • Volksgeneeskunde
  • Ayurveda
Label
Asian medicine and globalization, edited by Joseph S. Alter
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-176) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The politics of culture and medicine -- Āyurvedic acupuncture--transnational nationalism : ambivalence about the origin and authenticity of medical knowledge / Joseph S. Alter -- Deviant airs in "traditional" Chinese medicine / Vivienne Lo and Sylvia Schroer -- Reinventing traditional medicine : method, institutional change, and the manufacture of drugs and medication in late colonial India / S. Irfan Habib and Dhruv Raina -- Health and medicine in British India and the Dutch Indies : a comparative study / Deepak Kumar -- Nationalism, transnationalism, and the politics of "traditional" Indian medicine for HIV/AIDS / Cecilia Van Hollen -- Mapping science and nation in China / Nancy N. Chen -- Sanskrit gynecologies in postmodernity : the commodization of Indian medicine in alternative medical and new-age discourses on women's health / Martha Ann Selby -- China reconstructs : cosmetic surgery and nationalism in the reform era / Susan Brownell
Control code
607611334
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi 187 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812205251
Lccn
2004066109
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.9783/9780812205251
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22573/ctt35fmb4
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  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607611334
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Asian medicine and globalization, edited by Joseph S. Alter
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-176) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The politics of culture and medicine -- Āyurvedic acupuncture--transnational nationalism : ambivalence about the origin and authenticity of medical knowledge / Joseph S. Alter -- Deviant airs in "traditional" Chinese medicine / Vivienne Lo and Sylvia Schroer -- Reinventing traditional medicine : method, institutional change, and the manufacture of drugs and medication in late colonial India / S. Irfan Habib and Dhruv Raina -- Health and medicine in British India and the Dutch Indies : a comparative study / Deepak Kumar -- Nationalism, transnationalism, and the politics of "traditional" Indian medicine for HIV/AIDS / Cecilia Van Hollen -- Mapping science and nation in China / Nancy N. Chen -- Sanskrit gynecologies in postmodernity : the commodization of Indian medicine in alternative medical and new-age discourses on women's health / Martha Ann Selby -- China reconstructs : cosmetic surgery and nationalism in the reform era / Susan Brownell
Control code
607611334
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi 187 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812205251
Lccn
2004066109
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.9783/9780812205251
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt35fmb4
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607611334
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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