The vaccinators : smallpox, medical knowledge, and the "opening" of Japan (Book, 2007) []
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The vaccinators : smallpox, medical knowledge, and the "opening" of Japan

Author: Ann Bowman Jannetta
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Univ. Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Vaccinators examines the way a new generation of physicians in Tokugawa Japan transmitted global knowledge of Jennerian vaccination-a new medical technology that prevented smallpox.


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Bowman Jannetta
ISBN: 9780804754897 0804754896
OCLC Number: 260125877
Description: XVIII, 245 Seiten : Karten
Responsibility: Ann Jannetta.
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"In her new study, Professor Jannetta traces Edward Jenner's discovery of cowpox vaccination in rural England in 1798 to the primary role Japanese ranpo (Dutch, or Western methods) physicians played Read more...

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