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Published June, 2022
By Sonja M. Kim and Robert Ji-Song Ku
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
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Discussing Korea's dynastic past, foreign occupations, Cold War geopolitics, postwar rehabilitation in the twentieth century, and the contemporary neoliberal moment, this book argues that a long historical arc and broad disciplinary approach fully elucidate Korea's transformations since the end of the Korean War.

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Published April, 2022
By Erin La Cour and Anna Poletti
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
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Explores the lived experience of illness and disability through original texts, images, and the dynamic interplay between the two. The essays and autobiographical comics in this collection respond to the medical humanities' call for different representations of illness and disability than those found in conventional medical discourse.

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Published September, 2021
By Sonja M. Kim and Robert Ji-Song Ku
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
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Illuminates the ""sociotechnical imaginaries"" that promoted, sustained, and contested Korea's scientific, medical, and technological projects in realizing desired futures. The book reminds us how deeply intertwined science, medicine, and technology are to not only our polities, corporations, and societies but also the very human condition.

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In this diverse and compelling collection, an international group of scholars analyses the historical connections between Buddhism and healing in medieval China and Japan. Contributors focus on the transnationally conveyed aspects of Buddhist healing traditions as they moved across geographic, cultural, and linguistic boundaries.

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Published November, 2020
By Jacqueline Leckie
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
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Tells a forgotten story of silence, suffering, and transgressions in the colonial Pacific. This book offers new insights into a history of Fiji by entering the Pacific Islands' most enduring psychiatric institution - St Giles Psychiatric Hospital, established as Fiji's Public Lunatic Asylum in 1884.

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In this diverse and compelling collection, an international group of scholars analyzes the historical connections between Buddhism and healing in medieval China and Japan. They focus on the transnationally conveyed aspects of Buddhist healing traditions as they moved across geographic, cultural, and linguistic boundaries.

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Published July, 2020
By Sonja M. Kim
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
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Places women and gender at the center of modern medical transformations in Korea. This study outlines the professionalization of medicine, nursing, and midwifery, tracing their evolution from new legal and institutional infrastructures in public health and education, and investigates women's experiences as health practitioners and patients.

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Published December, 2019
By Jacqueline Leckie
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
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Tells a forgotten story of silence, suffering, and transgressions in the colonial Pacific. This book offers new insights into a history of Fiji by entering the Pacific Islands' most enduring psychiatric institution - St Giles Psychiatric Hospital - established as Fiji's Public Lunatic Asylum in 1884.

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Published May, 2019
By Susan L. Burns
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
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In this groundbreaking work, Susan L. Burns examines the history of leprosy in Japan from medieval times until the present. At the centre of Kingdom of the Sick is the rise of Japan's system of national leprosy sanitaria, which today continue to house more than 1,500 former patients, many of whom have spent five or more decades within them.

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Published January, 2019
By Sonja M. Kim
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
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Places women and gender at the centre of modern medical transformations in Korea. This book outlines the professionalization of medicine, nursing, and midwifery, tracing their evolution from new legal and institutional infrastructures in public health and education, and investigates women's experiences as health practitioners and patients.

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