Mixed medicines : health and culture in French colonial Cambodia (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Mixed medicines : health and culture in French colonial Cambodia

Author: Sokhieng Au
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bringing together colorful historical vignettes, social and anthropological theory, and quantitative analyses, this title examines these interactions between the Khmer, Cham, and Vietnamese of Cambodia and the French, documenting the differences in their understandings of medicine.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sokhieng Au
ISBN: 9780226031637 0226031632 9780226031644 0226031640
OCLC Number: 727106569
Description: viii, 263 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Settings --
Collusions and conflict --
The politics and pragmatics of managing health --
Social medicine --
Prostitutes and mothers --
Civilized lepers --
Cultural insolubilities.
Responsibility: Sokhieng Au.
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"Mixed Medicines is just the sort of book that the field of colonial medicine has been clamoring for. It offers much more than a study of the imposition of French colonial medicine on the Khmer Read more...

 
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