The Creation of a Medical Profession in Egypt, 1800-1922

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Syracuse University Press, Oct 1, 1991 - History - 192 pages
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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Contents

The Beginnings of Reform
21
Instituting Medical Education
52
The Emergence of Egypts Medical Profession
80
Egypts Medical Profession Under British Rule
106
The Results of Modernization
133
Notes
145
Glossary
163
Index
171
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