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Shigehisa Kuriyama

Shigehisa Kuriyama is Associate Professor and Staff Researcher at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies.

Titles by This Author

At the heart of medical history is a deep enigma. The true structure and workings of the human body are, we casually assume, everywhere the same, a universal reality. But then we look into the past, and our sense of reality wavers: accounts of the body in diverse medical traditions often seem to describe mutually alien, almost unrelated worlds.