Reconstructing bodies : biomedicine, health, and nation building in South Korea since 1945 / John P. DiMoia.
- DiMoia, John Paul, 1966-
About this work
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 
x, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-270) and index.
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 through the 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 to the present -- Conclusion: challenging developmental expectations.
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Location StatusHistory of MedicineJM.268.AA9-10 Open shelves