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War on two fronts: fighting parasites in Korea and Vietnam

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The Vietnam War has long been regarded as pivotal in the history of the Republic of Korea, although its involvement in this conflict remains controversial. While most scholarship has focused on the political and economic ramifications of the war – and allegations of brutality by Korean troops – few scholars have considered the impact of the conflict upon medicine and public health. This article argues that the war had a transformative impact on medical careers and public health in Korea, and ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/mdh.2017.35

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Green Templeton College
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Author
Publisher:
Cambrige University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Medical History Journal website
Volume:
61
Issue:
3
Pages:
401-423
Publication date:
2017-06-12
Acceptance date:
2017-01-04
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EISSN:
2048-8343
ISSN:
0025-7273
Pubs id:
pubs:670788
URN:
uri:bcff3d9e-9cc2-4370-9f1c-c1005202f081
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uuid:bcff3d9e-9cc2-4370-9f1c-c1005202f081
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pubs:670788

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