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Senri Ethnological Reports (SER)

No.120 Healing Alternatives: Care and Education as a Cultural Lifestyle

September 5, 2014 Publication

Edited by Nanami Suzuki

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CONTENTS

Preface
 ………………Nanami Suzuki
Part I
History of Homeopathy and Its Application in Modern Society
Patients' Motives for Using Homeopathy in Germany, 1800‒2010
 ……………… Martin Dinges
European Homeopathic Medicine and the Rise of Kanpō in Postwar Japan
 ……………… Osamu Hattori
Part II
Thoughts and Discussion on the Art of Medicine in the United States
The Art of Medicine in an Age of Science: Reductionism, Holism, and the Doctor-Patient Relationship in the United States, 1890‒1960
 ……………… John Harley Warner
Care as Self-help: Self-fashioning Conducted by Alternative Medicine in Antebellum America
 ……………… Nanami Suzuki
Part III
Social Contexts of Healing and Community
The Effi cacy of Thai Massage for Urban Middle Class in Contemporary Thailand: Discourse, Body Technique, and Ritualized Process
 ……………… Junko Iida
Index
List of Contributors
 

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