3 edition of Medicine and Modernity found in the catalog.
Medicine and Modernity
February 28, 1997
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Manfred Berg (Editor), Geoffrey Cocks (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||252|
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Joyce, Medicine, and Modernity fills that gap as the first sustained study of Joyce's artistic uses of turn-of-the-century medical discourses.
The result is a fascinating book that details the ways in which Joyce reconciled, integrated, and blurred the paradigmatic boundaries between scientific and humanist by: Edited by three scholars of the history of medicine, War, Medicine & Modernity offers a chronological and thematic survey of the place of medicine in modern warfare and society.
From the role of the civilian Red Cross in the Franco-Prussian war to the disciplining of fear in the Second World War, and from the study of plague in Cape Town during the Anglo-Boer War to the use of chemical warfare Format: Hardcover.
This volume presents a scholarly assessment of the interconnections between war, medicine, society and modernity.
Covering the period tobeginning with the Franco-Prussian war and ending with World War II, it spans not only the birth of modern warfare but also one of the most critical periods in the emergence of modern society. The authors, all of whom are anthropologists, observe the clashes and complementarities between traditional therapies and biomedicine, which, in its many manifestations, is the dominant form of medicine supported by national governments, and is emblematic of the modernity to which they aspire.1/5(1).
This volume presents a scholarly assessment of the interconnections between war, medicine, society and modernity. Covering the period tobeginning with the Franco-Prussian war and ending with World War II, it spans not only the birth of modern warfare but also one of the most critical periods in the emergence of modern society.3/5(3).
Medicine, and the sciences on which it chiefly draws, play an important part in providing answers to pressing existential questions, even though the primary purpose of medicine has been to provide a technical means for resisting the effects of nature and our : Clive Seale.
This article delineates the integral place of medicine and corporeal thought in the structuring and sustaining of ‘the modernist project’. It is predicated on an understanding of the transcendence of modernity in ‘postmodernity’. It also discusses briefly the place of modernism in medicine.
First, though, a brief survey of ‘the modern’ in medicine is in order. Neither Donkey nor Horse tells the story of how Chinese medicine was transformed from the antithesis of modernity in the early twentieth century into a potent symbol of and vehicle for China’s exploration of its own modernity half a century d of viewing this transition as derivative of the political history of modern China, Sean Hsiang-lin Lei argues that China’s medical.
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