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Author LinkDiMoia, John Paul,1966-author.
Title LinkReconstructing bodies : biomedicine, health, and nation-building in South Korea since 1945 / John P. DiMoia.
Distribution Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2013]
Description x, 280 pages ; :  illustrations ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Series ( Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University )
Series ( Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-270) and index.
Contents Contents: Medicine and its fragments, 1945-1948 -- Mobilizing new models of public health and medicine, 1945-1948 -- From Minneapolis to Seoul : transforming surgery, clinical practice, and professional identity at Seoul National University Hospital, 1954-1968 -- Family planning and nation-building in South Korea (1961-mid-1970s) -- Taking samples for the nation : historicizing the biological sample in the South Korean anti-parasite campaigns, (1969-1995) -- Reconstructing the face : Asian blepharoplasty, professional expertise, and the development of a plastic surgery market (1954-present) -- Conclusion : challenging developmental expectations.
Subject LinkMedicine -- Korea (South) -- History -- 20th century.
LinkPublic health -- Korea (South) -- History -- 20th century.
LinkMedical policy -- Korea (South) -- History -- 20th century.

System Number 000666900
ISBN Link9780804784115 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link0804784116 (cloth : alk. paper)

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