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The African transformation of Western medicine and the dynamics of global cultural exchange

Author: David Baronov
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2008.
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How Western medicine has transformed--and been transformed by--African culture

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Baronov, David.
African transformation of Western medicine and the dynamics of global cultural exchange.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008024426
(OCoLC)216938278
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Baronov
ISBN: 9781592139170 1592139175 9781592139163 1592139167
OCLC Number: 302407124
Description: 1 online resource (x, 248 p.)
Contents: The origins of African biomedicine --
Dissecting Western medicine --
Biomedicine's civilizing mission --
African pluralistic medicine and its biomedical antecedents --
African biomedicine.
Responsibility: David Baronov.
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