The Creation of a Medical Profession in Egypt, 1800-1922
This study of the early development of Egypt's medical profession confronts the Eurocentric view of the history of modern medicine and illustrates the complexities of modernization in a colonial setting. It demonstrates the importance of cultural continuity to any process of change.
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