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Inclusion/exclusion : representation of the Vietnamese in French colonial medical discourse
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|Title:||Inclusion/exclusion : representation of the Vietnamese in French colonial medical discourse|
|Authors:||Iverson, Lara J.|
|Keywords:||Racism in medicine -- Vietnam -- History|
|Abstract:||Similar to other agencies of colonial expansion, medicine permeated multiple political and sociological layers-at home and abroad-during the creation of the French colonial empire. Within the volumes of medical discourse, representation of the Vietnamese served as a barometer for metropolitan politics, reflecting the constantly changing French self-perception during the turbulent decades from the beginning of World War I to the defeat at Dien Bien Phu. Medical texts, as a forum for 'valid' scientific research, codified the tensions between alterity and 'normalcy' within colonial thought, presenting the dissected 'Other' to an eager public. The bodies of their indochinois subjects were a tableau in which not only the political insecurities of France could be etched, but also served to assuage fears about the French place in the 'order of things.'|
|Description:||Thesis (M.A.)--University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2004.|
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 88-97).
ix, 97 leaves, bound 29 cm
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|Appears in Collections:||M.A. - Asian Studies|
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