Between Science and Colonialism: Chinese Medicine as Presented by German Publications in the Colonial Era
Deutsche Darstellung von chinesischer Medizin vom Opiumkrieg bis zum Ersten Weltkrieg
De Gruyter Oldenbourg
A large number of German publications on Chinese medicine were written during the period of German colonial expansion in China. This study examines how these publications described and evaluated Chinese medicine and the factors that influenced the authors’ opinions of Chinese medicine. Thus, it describes issues of intercultural understanding during the colonial era.