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Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan

Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan 158 | ASIAN REVIEW OF WORLD HISTORIES 3:1 (JANUARY 2015) centered world history, an Arab-centered world history, or an Africa-centered world history. I hope that in the future many different textbooks of world history will appear, corresponding to the perspectives of their re- spective authors. What is most important for taking the first step toward a global understanding is to understand each other’s dif- fering views of world history. It is my hope that the authors publish an English transla- tion of this book, so that it becomes possible for many people around the world to read it. When that happens, readers will be able to comprehend how contemporary Japanese think about world history, which will be a major contribution to the study of world history in the larger context of historical education. Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters be- tween Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan By Hoi-Eun KIM Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014. xv+272 pp. ISBN: 978-1442644403 (Hardcover) Reviewed by John P. DIMOIA National University of Singapore, Singapore doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12773/arwh.2015.3.1.158 If the transformative story of Meiji Japan has long interested his- torians for its appeal as an East Asian case study that provides a powerful antidote http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Review of World Histories Brill

Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan

Asian Review of World Histories , Volume 3 (1): 4 – Jun 29, 2015

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158 | ASIAN REVIEW OF WORLD HISTORIES 3:1 (JANUARY 2015) centered world history, an Arab-centered world history, or an Africa-centered world history. I hope that in the future many different textbooks of world history will appear, corresponding to the perspectives of their re- spective authors. What is most important for taking the first step toward a global understanding is to understand each other’s dif- fering views of world history. It is my hope that the authors publish an English transla- tion of this book, so that it becomes possible for many people around the world to read it. When that happens, readers will be able to comprehend how contemporary Japanese think about world history, which will be a major contribution to the study of world history in the larger context of historical education. Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters be- tween Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan By Hoi-Eun KIM Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014. xv+272 pp. ISBN: 978-1442644403 (Hardcover) Reviewed by John P. DIMOIA National University of Singapore, Singapore doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12773/arwh.2015.3.1.158 If the transformative story of Meiji Japan has long interested his- torians for its appeal as an East Asian case study that provides a powerful antidote

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Published: Jun 29, 2015

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