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Comment on The long and short of male circumcision in Japan

2015-10-04T10:49:43+00:00

For most of its history the Japanese archipelago knew nothing of circumcision. Contact with missionaries and merchants from Europe did little to raise awareness of the custom, and the procedure does not seem to have been a high priority for the promoters of Western ideas and technology during the Meiji Period (1868-1912). Even today, circumcision [...]

Comment on The long and short of male circumcision in Japan 2015-10-04T10:49:43+00:00