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Author Bay, Alexander R.
Title Beriberi in modern Japan [electronic resource] : the making of a national disease / Alexander R. Bay.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: medicine, power, and the rhetoric of empire -- The geography of affliction: beriberi in Edo and Tokyo -- Putting the laboratory at the center -- Beriberi: disease of imperial culture -- Empire and the making of a national disease -- The science of vitamins and the construction of ignorance -- The rice germ debate: total mobilization and the science of vitamins in the 1930s -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Beri-beri -- Japan -- History.
Diet -- Japan -- History.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781580464277 1580464270 (DLC) 2012036248
ISBN 158046789X (electronic bk.)
9781580467896 (electronic bk.)
9781580464277 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1580464270 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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