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A wilderness of marshes : the origins of public health in Shanghai, 1843-1893 / Kerrie L. MacPherson.

Author:
Macpherson, Kerrie L., 1950- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2002.
Description:
xiv, 346 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Originally published: Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [306]-336) and index.
Contents:
1. Introduction: 'A Most Unlikely Place' -- 2. The Climatological Reconnaissance -- 3. The Elaboration of a Medical Topography -- 4. Sanitary Reform: Prelude to Pure Water -- 5. 'The Best of its Kind': The Shanghai Waterworks -- 6. Salus Populi Suprema Lex: The Evolution of Public Medicine -- 7. A Charitable Enterprise: The Chinese Hospital -- 8. From the Eleemosynary to the Quasi-public: The Transformation of the Shanghai General Hospital -- 9. State Medicine and the Experiment of the Lock Hospital -- 10. Conclusion: The Foundation of a Community.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0739103695
LCCN:
2002101684
OCLC:
50260307
RCP:
C - S