Plague, fear, and politics in San Francisco's Chinatown / Guenter B. Risse.

Author
Risse, Guenter B., 1932- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2012.
Description
xii, 371 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
PlagueCaliforniaSan FranciscoHistory [Browse]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
"The people of Tang" in San Francisco -- "Guarding life" and way of death -- Sanitation, microbes, and plague -- Officials, Mandarins, and the press -- Early scenes of terror : Chinatown, March to June 1900 -- The siege continues : Chinatown, June to December 1900 -- Secrecy : plague goes underground, 1901 -- Rumors and realities : plague in California, 1902 -- National threat, 1903 -- Sanitarians claim victory, 1904 to 1905.
ISBN
  • 9781421405100 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781421405537 (electronic)
  • 1421405105 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1421405539 (electronic)
LCCN
2011035144
OCLC
747819372
RCP
C - S

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