Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China

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Placing meanings of health and disease at the center of modern Chinese consciousness, Ruth Rogaski reveals how hygiene became a crucial element in the formulation of Chinese modernity in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Rogaski focuses on multiple manifestations across time of a single Chinese concept, weisheng - which has been rendered into English as "hygiene," "sanitary," "health," or "public health" - as it emerged in the complex treaty-port environment of Tianjin. Before the late nineteenth century, weisheng was ...

Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China 2014, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520283824

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Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China 2004, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520240018

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