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In the culture of political and cultural revelation V.S. Naipaul so brilliantly made his personal in one of the Believers, A flip within the South, his first e-book in regards to the usa, is a revealing, tense, elegiac e-book in regards to the American South — from Atlanta to Charleston, Tallahassee to Tuskegee, Nashville to Chapel Hill.

A revealing, aggravating booklet concerning the American South - part of the rustic that still continues to be a global unto intself.

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41 Of these three, the first two bodies provided for the immediate medical needs of the royal family, as well as top officials and their family members. The Hyeminsŏ, in turn, functioned as a form of quarantine within the capital city, offering food, clothing, and shelter to those suffering from illness, thereby decreasing the potential for the spread of disease. Hwarinsŏ (suburban medical clinics) were established outside the gates of the capital as well, with these clinics similar in design to the Hyeminsŏ in serving as a form of quarantine.

60 An earlier set of regulations had been established at the end of the nineteenth century (1894) but had not offered such restrictive terms, particularly as there were not yet many doctors trained in the newer style of Western medicine. 61 This last measure probably had the greatest effect in terms of discouraging potential applicants, as it involved a new process of accounting. 62 The motivations underlying this enthusiastic response were no doubt complex, and to some extent it is possible to regard the new requirements as less stringent than they may at first have appeared.

Still, their presence in terms of sheer numbers was actually greater than that of Western-trained physicians in certain regions, a development that did not escape the notice of USAMGIK. 38 At the same time, there were also thirty traditional practitioners, with 113 “limited area” practitioners to assist, meaning that this second group slightly exceeded their Western-trained peers in numbers. In terms of practice, USAMGIK officials—­especially the Bureau of Public Health and Welfare—recognized that temporary accommodations would have to be made.

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