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The Perception of Ginseng in England and America, 1600-1800

Sul H

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2016 Aug;25(2):273-308.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2016.25.273
This paper aims to redress serious imbalances in the research on ginseng. Most accounts of ginseng treat it as an exclusively East Asian commodity, and are dominated by the natural...
Cooperation and Conflict: Faction Problem of Western Medicine Group in Modern China

Jo J

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2016 Aug;25(2):241-272.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2016.25.241
After the defeat of the Opium War and the Sino-Japanese War, China's intellectuals realized necessity of modernization (Westernization) to survive in the imperial order of the survival of the fittest....
The Food Hygiene Institutionalization of Park Junghee Government in 1960s

Lee E

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2016 Aug;25(2):205-239.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2016.25.205
This article investigates the historical background and distinctive characteristics of the Korean food hygiene policy during the 1960s. The 3 main findings of this study are as follows. First, Food...
A Social History of Ascariasis in the 1960s Korea: From a Norm to a Shameful Disease

Jung J, Park Y, Kim OJ

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2016 Aug;25(2):167-203.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2016.25.167
Until the 1950s, Ascaris was regarded as an essential part of life which controls every aspect of human physiology among Koreans. Therefore, Ascaris should not be removed from human body....

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