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Author Ovesen, Jan, 1945-2016.

Title Cambodians and their doctors : a medical anthropology of colonial and postcolonial Cambodia / Jan Ovesen and Ing-Britt Trankell
Published Copenhagen : NIAS Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 301 pages) : illustrations, map
Series NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies. Monograph series ; 117
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies monograph series ; no. 117
Contents Colonialism and medicine in Indochina -- French medicine in Cambodia -- The Khmer Rouge medical regime and socialist health -- Indigenous practitioners : healers, spirit mediums and magic monks -- Midwives and the medicalization of motherhood -- Leprosy : symbol and social suffering -- Contemporary healthcare resources
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-295) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Medical anthropology -- Cambodia.
Medical care -- Cambodia -- History -- 20th century.
Medicine -- Cambodia -- French influences.
Public health -- Anthropological aspects -- Cambodia.
Traditional medicine -- Cambodia.
Delivery of Health Care -- history.
Health Services -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Medicine, Traditional.
Public Health Practice -- history.
Cambodia -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Trankell, Ing-Britt.
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.
ISBN 8776945790 (electronic bk.)
9788776945794 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Medical anthropology of colonial and postcolonial Cambodia