Bubonic Plague in Nineteenth-Century China

  title={Bubonic Plague in Nineteenth-Century China},
  author={Carol A. Benedict},
  journal={Modern China},
  pages={107 - 155}
A note on translations, transliteration, names, and places Abbreviations Introduction 1. Origins of plague in Southwestern China, 1772-1898 2. The interregional spread of plague, 1860-1894 3. The spatial diffusion of plague in the Southeast coast Macroregion, 1884-1949 4. Nineteenth-century Chinese medical, religious, and administrative response to plague 5. Civic activism, colonial medicine, and the 1894 plague in Canton and Hong Kong 6. Plague and the origins of Chinese state medicine in the… 
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