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TitleHygienic modernity : meanings of health and disease in treaty-port China / Ruth Rogaski
ImprintBerkeley : University of CaliforniaPress, 2004
Descript xiv, 401 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

SUMMARY

Placing meanings of health and disease at the center of modern Chinese consciousness, Ruth Rogaski reveals how hygeine became a crucial element in the formulation of Chinese modernity in the 19th and 20th centuries


CONTENT

"Conquering the one hundred diseases": weisheng before the twentieth century -- Health and disease in Heaven's Ford -- Medical encounters and divergences -- Translating weisheng in treaty-port China -- Transforming eisei in Meiji Japan -- Deficiency and sovereignty: hygienic modernity in the occupation of Tianjin, 1900-1902 -- Seen and unseen: the urban landscape and boundaries of weisheng -- Weisheng and the desire for modernity -- Japanese management of germs in Tianjin -- Germ warfare and patriotic weisheng


Health behavior -- China Public health -- China

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Arts LibraryRA776.5 R721H 2004CHECK SHELVES

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