Doctors within Borders Profession, Ethnicity, and Modernity in Colonial Taiwan by Ming-cheng M. Lo

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Published by University of California Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Asian studies,
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Taiwan,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - China,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945,
  • Medical care,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • History / Asia,
  • Asia - General,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Medicine,
  • Physicians,
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7711198M
ISBN 100520229460
ISBN 109780520229464

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