Western Medical Pioneers in Feudal Japan. John Z. Bowers.

Western Medical Pioneers in Feudal Japan

John Hopkins University Press. 5.25 x 8.5", xi, 245 pp., b/w illustrations, appendixes, glossary, bibliography, index, woodcut of Dutch settlement at Deshima, Nagasaki on endpapers, cloth, d.j., Baltimore, 1970. (o.p.; near fine). Item #27716
ISBN: 0801810817

Contents:

  • Medicine before the Dutch
  • The Early Years at Deshima: Willem Ten Rhijne and Engelbert Kaempfer
  • Opening the Door to Western Medicine: Carl Pieter Thunberg
  • The Flowering of Western Medicine: Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold
  • The Continuing Rise of Western Medicine: The Return of Siebold
  • J.L.C. Pompe van Meerdervoort: The Official Adoption of Western Medicine.

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