Bubonic Plague in Nineteenth-Century China

@article{Benedict1988BubonicPI,
  title={Bubonic Plague in Nineteenth-Century China},
  author={Carol A. Benedict},
  journal={Modern China},
  year={1988},
  volume={14},
  pages={107 - 155}
}
In the middle of the fourteenth century, Europe and the Middle East were devastated by a catastrophic pandemic of bubonic plague (Ziegler, 1969; Shrewsbury, 1970; Dols, 1977). Carried by trade caravans from the Mongolian steppes, the &dquo;Black Death&dquo; spread through the Crimea, Northern Africa, the Mediterranean, and finally Northern Europe. The initial demographic impact of the plague was extraordinary: The population of Europe declined perhaps by as much as one-third (Ziegler, 1969: 230… 

Tables from this paper

Megacity development and the demise of coastal coral communities: Evidence from coral skeleton δ15N records in the Pearl River estuary
TLDR
The coral record shows that the implementation of improved wastewater management policies succeeded in bringing down both CS-δ15 N and NH4 + concentrations in the early 2000s, indicating the potential importance of eutrophication over ocean warming in coral decline along urbanized coastlines and in particular in the vicinity of megacities.
Digital risk distribution and COVID-19: How contact tracing is promoted as a solution to equilibrate public health and economic prosperity during pandemics
Digital contact tracing appears as an ideal solution to tackle long-term economic damage due to necessary lockdown measures during a pandemic. This essay shows that the challenge of balancing

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 67 REFERENCES
The disappearance of plague: a continuing puzzle.
  • A. Appleby
  • History, Economics
    The Economic history review
  • 1980
TLDR
According to the Bills of Mortality, 70,594 persons died of plague in London during the epidemic of I 665-6, and it has been estimated that this one epidemic claimed 8o,ooo victims.
The legacy of immigration in Southwest China, 1250-1850
The impact of in-migration to the southwest from the rest of China is analyzed for the period 1250 to 1850. Two major periods of in-migration are identified the first taking place under the Yuan-Ming
Food supply and population growth in southwest China, 1250-1850.
  • J. Lee
  • Economics
    The Journal of Asian studies
  • 1982
Investigates the population history of Southwest China from the Mongol conquest in 1253 to the Muslim rebellions in 1855 with particular emphasis on whether the cause of growth was due to increased
The Late Ming Epidemics: A Preliminary Survey
The main streets are very broad, and they all have a large number of triumphal arches, some of very well wrought stone and others of wood. For every very great man prides himself on leaving as a
Infection, hidden hunger, and history.
  • A. Carmichael
  • Economics
    The Journal of interdisciplinary history
  • 1983
TLDR
Comparisons are made between the present situation of populations in developing countries and that of populations of the past particularly regarding synergism which means that the behavior of most diseases is shaped by the nutritional state of the affected host.
Plague: An Ancient Disease in the Twentieth Century
  • 1985
A Complete Book Concerning Happiness and Benevolence. Translated by Djang Chu
  • 1984
...
1
2
3
4
5
...