East Asian Studies 170. Medicine and the Body in East Asia and in Europe

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Prof. Hisa Kuriyama

Comparative historical exploration of the striking differences and unexpected similarities between traditional conceptions of the body in East Asian and European medicine; the evolution of beliefs within medical traditions; the relationship between traditional medicine and contemporary experience.

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