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Meiji at 150

Meiji at 150 Podcast, Episode 080, Dr. Ellen Nakamura (The University of Auckland) Nakamura, Ellen; Grunow, Tristan


In this episode, Dr. Nakamura diagnoses the development of medical practice in Meiji Japan, starting with battlefield medicine during the Bōshin War. We discuss the violence of the Meiji Restoration, changes in medical practice following the Restoration, and the roles of female physicians and Western advisors in the development of Japanese medical practice.

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