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East African Doctors. A History of the Modern Profession [Paperback]

By John Iliffe (Author)
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This is a history of the training and work of East African doctors since modern medicine began in the region during the 1870s. It discusses recruitment and education of doctors, their understanding and practice of modern medicine, the struggle to secure professional status and to preserve it amid recent political and economic decline. Proposing a new understanding of professionalization in the Third World, it ends with an account of their important contribution to the study and control of AIDS.


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This is a history of the training and work of East African doctors since modern medicine began in the region during the 1870s. It discusses recruitment and education of doctors, their understanding and practice of modern medicine, the struggle to secure professional status and to preserve it amidst recent political and economic decline. Proposing a new understanding of professionalisation in the Third World, it ends with an account of their important contribution to the study and control of AIDS.



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Studio: Fountain Publ.
Pages   352
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.4" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.8"
Weight:   1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 1978
Publisher   Fountain Publ.
ISBN  9970023039  
ISBN13  9789970023035  


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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! John Iliffe is a professor of modern history in the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of St. John s College. He is the author of Africans: The History of a Continent and The African Poor: A History."

John Iliffe has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Cambridge and St John's College University of Cambridge.

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1Books > Subjects > History > Africa > General
2Books > Subjects > History > Africa
3Books > Subjects > History > World > General
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