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  1. The Republic of Therapy
    The story of the global response to the HIV epidemic, told from the perspective of community organizers, activists, and people living with HIV in West Africa between 1994 and 2000.... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2010
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  2. CT Suite
    In CT Suite the doctor and anthropologist Barry F. Saunders provides an ethnographic account of how a particular diagnostic technology, the computed tomographic (CT) scanner, shapes social relations and intellectual activities... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2008
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  3. Bodies of Work
    By the end of the nineteenth century, Pittsburgh emerged as a major manufacturing center in the United States. Its rise as a leading producer of steel, glass, and coal was fueled by machine technology and mass immigration, developments... Learn More
    Published: 16th September 2008
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  4. The Afterlife of Images
    An investigation of the creation and circulation of Western medical discourses linking ideas about disease to Chinese identity, beginning in the eighteenth century.... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2008
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  5. Beyond the Body Proper
    Over the past several decades, scholars in both the social sciences and humanities have moved beyond the idea that there is a “body proper”: a singular, discrete biological organism with an individual psyche. They... Learn More
    Published: 13th April 2007
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  6. Feeding Anorexia
    Feeding Anorexia challenges prevailing assumptions regarding the notorious difficulty of curing anorexia nervosa. Through a vivid chronicle of treatments at a state-of-the-art hospital program, Helen Gremillion reveals how the... Learn More
    Published: 22nd August 2003
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  7. Fluent Bodies
    Fluent Bodies examines the modernization of the indigenous healing practice, Ayurveda, in India. Combining contemporary ethnography with a study of key historical moments as glimpsed through early-twentieth-century texts, Jean... Learn More
    Published: 2nd October 2002
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  8. Appetites
    Judith Farquhar’s innovative study of medicine and popular culture in modern China reveals the thoroughly political and historical character of pleasure. Ranging over a variety of cultural terrains--fiction, medical texts,... Learn More
    Published: 26th April 2002
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  9. Raw Material
    Raw Material analyzes how Victorians used the pathology of disease to express deep-seated anxieties about a rapidly industrializing England’s relationship to the material world. Drawing on medicine, literature, political... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2000
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  10. Reproducing Jews
    There are more fertility clinics per capita in Israel than in any other country in the world and Israel has the world's highest per capita rate of in-vitro fertilization procedures. Fertility treatments are fully subsidized by... Learn More
    Published: 19th October 2000
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  11. In the Place of Origins
    In the Place of Origins tells the tale of modernity in Northern Thailand, discerning its oblique signs in the performances of contemporary spirit mediums. In a world driven by the twin fantasies of pastness and newness, Rosalind... Learn More
    Published: 21st April 2000
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  12. Minority Rules
    Minority Rules is an ethnography of a Chinese people known as the Miao, a group long consigned to the remote highlands and considered backward by other Chinese. Now the nation’s fifth largest minority, the Miao number nearly... Learn More
    Published: 3rd February 2000
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  13. A Colonial Lexicon
    A Colonial Lexicon is the first historical investigation of how childbirth became medicalized in Africa. Rejecting the “colonial encounter” paradigm pervasive in current studies, Nancy Rose Hunt elegantly weaves together... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 1999
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  14. Differences in Medicine
    Western medicine—especially in contrast with non-Western traditions of medical practice—is widely thought of as a coherent and unified field in which beliefs, definitions, and judgments are shared. Marc Berg and Annemarie... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 1998
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  15. National Past-Times
    In National Past-Times, Ann Anagnost explores the fashioning and refashioning of modern Chinese subjectivity as it relates to the literal and figurative body of the nation. In essays revealing the particular temporality of the... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 1997
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  16. Clothing and Difference
    This volume examines the dynamic relationship between the body, clothing, and identity in sub-Saharan Africa and raises questions that have previously been directed almost exclusively to a Western and urban context. Unusual in... Learn More
    Published: 10th June 1996
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