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Herbs And Roots

Herbs And Roots

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Item #: D20086
Format: Hardcover
Chinese medicine has a long history in the United States, but it hasn't yet received credit for its innovative contributions to healthcare in the West. In this provocative study, Tamara Venit Shelton chronicles the systems of knowledge and therapies crossing between China and the United States from the 18th century to the present. Both Chinese and American professionals have taken ... More
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Chinese medicine has a long history in the United States, but it hasn't yet received credit for its innovative contributions to healthcare in the West. In this provocative study, Tamara Venit Shelton chronicles the systems of knowledge and therapies crossing between China and the United States from the 18th century to the present. Both Chinese and American professionals have taken advantage of the stereotypes of Oriental "irregular" medicine. What results, Shelton suggests, is an ongoing story of racial constructions, immigration politics, and the lived experiences of Asian Americans in American history.


 
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