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The Connection between Charles Darwin's Evolutionary Theory of ‘Heredity of Behaviors’ and the 19th Century Neuroscience: The Influence of Neuroscience on Darwin's Overcoming of Lamarck's Theory of Evolution

Han S

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2019 Apr;28(1):291-350.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2019.28.291
The nineteenth century neuroscience studied the instinct of animal to understand the human mind. In particular, it has been found that the inheritance of unconscious behavior like instinct is mediated...
Aristotle vs Galen: Medieval Reception of Ancient Embryology - Medieval Medicine and the 13th Century Controversy over Plurality/Unicity of Substantial Form -

Chung HS

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2019 Apr;28(1):239-290.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2019.28.239
In their embryology, Aristotle and Galen greatly disagreed on the role of human derived materials like menstrual blood and vaginal secretion (called by them female sperm or semen). This gap...
Social Perceptions of Quack in Qing Dynasty and Its Transformation in the Late Qing Period

Choi J

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2019 Apr;28(1):191-238.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2019.28.191
“Yong-yi” means “quack” in English, which generally refers to a doctor who does not have good medical skills. In the Ming and Qing dynasties in China, various criticism about “Yong-yi”...
The Socialist Camp's North Korean Medical Support and Exchange (1945–1958): Between Learning from the Soviet Union and Independent Course

Kim JH, Moon MR

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2019 Apr;28(1):139-190.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2019.28.139
This study focused on the socialist camp's North Korean medical support and its effects on North Korean medical field from liberation to 1958. Except for the Soviet assistance from liberation...
Infrastructure-building for Public Health: The World Health Organization and Tuberculosis Control in South Korea, 1945–1963


  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2019 Apr;28(1):89-138.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2019.28.89
This paper examines WHO's involvement in South Korea within the context of the changing organization of public health infrastructure in Korea during the years spanning from the end of the...
Life and Ideas of LEE Kap-Soo: Focusing on the Ideas and Activities Related to Eugenics

Shin YJ, Jeong I

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2019 Apr;28(1):43-88.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2019.28.43
Lee Kap-Soo (April 23, 1889–December 5, 1973) graduated from Gyeongseong Medical College in 1920, went to Germany to study, and returned to Korea after graduating from Berlin University in 1924....
An Exploration into Life, Body, Materials, Culture of Mediaeval East Asia: Focusing on Emergency Medicine Recipes in Local Medicinals of Koryŏ Dynasty

Yi K, Kim S, Oh C, Jeon J, Shin D

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2019 Apr;28(1):1-42.
  • doi: 10.13081/kjmh.2019.28.1
The Emergency Medicine Recipes in Local Medicinals (鄕藥救急方, Hyang'yak Kugŭpbang) (c. 14th century) is known to be one of the oldest Korean medical textbooks that exists in its entirety. This...

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