Gender health and history in modern east asia is a mixed scholarly account edited by angela ki che leung and izumi nakayama this book covers nine case studies that confirm or challenge historiographical and sociological representations about the relationship of gender and health. This volume breaks new ground in the history of east asian biopolitics offering the first broad based exploration of gender and health in the region during the long twentieth century the core theme is the complex meshing of biology body and citizen that underpins projects of biological nation . This volume breaks new ground in the history of east asian biopolitics offering the firstbroad based exploration of gender and health in the region during the long twentieth century. This groundbreaking volume captures and analyzes the exhilarating and at times disorienting experience when scientists government officials educators and the general public in east asia tried to come to terms with the introduction of western biological and medical sciences to the region. Gender health and history in modern east asia leung angela ki che nakayama izumi published by hong kong university press hku leung che nakayama izumi
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