Table of contents for Asian medicine and globalization / edited by Joseph S. Alter.


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1. Introduction: The Politics of Culture and Medicine  1
2. Ayurvedic Acupuncture-Transnational Nationalism: Ambivalence
About the Origin and Authenticity of Medical Knowledge  21
JOSEPH S. ALTER
3. Deviant Airs in "Traditional" Chinese Medicine  45
VIVIENNE LO AND SYLVIA SCHROER
4. Reinventing Traditional Medicine: Method, Institutional Change,
and the Manufacture of Drugs and Medication in Late Colonial
India   67
S. IRFAN HABIB AND DHRUV RAINA
5. Health and Medicine in British India and the Dutch Indies:
A Comparative Study  78
DEEPAK KUMAR
6. Nationalism, Transnationalism, and the Politics of "Traditional"
Indian Medicine for HIV/AIDS  88
CECILIA VAN HOLLEN
7. Mapping Science and Nation in China  107
NANCY N. CHEN
8. Sanskrit Gynecologies in Postmodernity: The Commoditization of
Indian Medicine in Alternative Medical and New-Age Discourses on
Women's Health   120
MARTHA ANN SELBY
9. China Reconstructs: Cosmetic Surgery and Nationalism in the
Reform Era   132
SUSAN BROWNELL
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Notes    151
References   163
List of Contributors  177
Index    181
Acknowledgments    189



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Traditional medicine Asia, Medicine, Ayurvedic Asia, Asia Social life and customs