it as more active?and subject. Generalizes 3 views of history of medicine in Africa. - medicine as achievement, the oldest view of doctors to ?civilize and bringing light? - Medicine as functional response, histories - Medicine as repression: focus on Africans. (quote on page 5). Not only as its effect but with doctors as directly involved in this repression, seeing themselves as instruments of power - Historical context: colonial persuasion - Personal approach to history?genealogical method. History is complicated where not all things related to each other in a cause-and-effect. Dissent. - Geneological?kinship focus of anthropology. Tracing power through time through generations. Foucault?s method is ?archaeology?, ?genealogy.? Looking at events, not as natural progression that came before but tries to unpack certain events. Figure of leper, asylum, the institution of the clinic, the prison?not exactly ?okay this year, but okay this year?. A tracing of power, networks ? Butchart?s text is Foucauldian in that sense. Not giving history of South Africa, but giving a trajectory through time, looking at kinship?genealogy?prime founders or leaders, the inheritance of power. Rather than a chronological series of events, unpacking some more than others Board: FOUCAULT Sovereign Ruler with power over life and death
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