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Becoming an International Scientist in South Korea: Ho Wang Lee's Research Activity about Epidemic Hemorrhagic Fever


  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2017 Apr;26(1):95-124.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2017.26.95
In the 1960-70s, South Korea was still in the position of a science latecomer. Although the scientific research environment in South Korea at that time was insufficient, there was a...
Reorganizing Hospital Space: The 1894 Plague Edpidemic in Hong Kong and the Germ Theory

Sihn KH

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2017 Apr;26(1):59-94.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2017.26.59
This paper examined whether the preventive measures taken by the Hong Kong's colonial authorities were legitimate during the 1894 Hong Kong plague epidemic, and illuminated the correlation between the plague...
“Byoin” in Modern Japan: Focusing on the Terminological Introduction of “Hospital” and the Complex Formation of Its Concept


  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2017 Apr;26(1):29-58.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2017.26.29
This paper aims to clarify when the term of Byoin (病院, hospital) was introduced and how its concept was developed in modern Japan. The word “Byoin” was introduced in Japan...
The Birth of Hospital, Asclepius cult and Early Christianity


  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2017 Apr;26(1):3-28.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2017.26.3
History of hospital is one of main fields of researches in medical history. Besides writing a history of an individual hospital, considerable efforts have been made to trace the origin...

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