skip to content
A wilderness of marshes : the origins of public health in Shanghai, 1843-1893 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A wilderness of marshes : the origins of public health in Shanghai, 1843-1893

Author: Kerrie L Macpherson
Publisher: Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Series: East Asian historical monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

This volume traces Shanghai's medical infrastructure from its conception to the implementation of a Western-style public health system and a municipal government to manage it. It details the  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerrie L Macpherson
ISBN: 0195840194 9780195840193 9780739103692 0739103695
OCLC Number: 15487686
Description: xiv, 346 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction: 'A Most Unlikely Place' Chapter 2 The Climatological Reconnaissance Chapter 3 The Elaboration of a Medical Topography Chapter 4 Sanitary Reform: Prelude to Pure Water Chapter 5 'The Best of its Kind': The Shanghai Waterworks Chapter 6 Salus Populi Suprema Lex: The Evolution of Public Medicine Chapter 7 A Charitable Enterprise: The Chinese Hospital Chapter 8 From the Eleemosynary to the Quasi-public: The Transformation of the Shanghai General Hospital Chapter 9 State Medicine and the Experiment of the Lock Hospital Chapter 10 Conclusion: The Foundation of a Community
Series Title: East Asian historical monographs.
Responsibility: Kerrie L. Macpherson.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This is a fascinating work of scholarship that sheds much light on the processes of the public regulation of the environment in a Chinese city. . . . Kerrie MacPherson has given us an informative Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/15487686> # A wilderness of marshes : the origins of public health in Shanghai, 1843-1893
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "15487686" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cc> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Place/hong_kong> ; # Hong Kong
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/public_health_china_shanghai_history_19th_century> ; # Public health--China--Shanghai--History--19th century
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1082238> ; # Public health
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Thing/china> ; # China
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205418> ; # China--Shanghai.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/hospitals_china_shanghai_history_19th_century> ; # Hospitals--China--Shanghai--History--19th century
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/614.0951132/e19/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/public_health_history> ; # Public Health--history
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/openbare_gezondheidszorg> ; # Openbare gezondheidszorg
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Place/schanghai> ; # Schanghai
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Place/china> ; # China.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/961166> ; # Hospitals
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/geschichte_1843_1893> ; # Geschichte (1843-1893)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1172350> ; # Water-supply
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Event/1800_1899> ; # 1800-1899
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/water_supply_china_shanghai_history_19th_century> ; # Water-supply--China--Shanghai--History--19th century
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/offentliches_gesundheitswesen> ; # Öffentliches Gesundheitswesen
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/270647977> ; # Kerrie L. Macpherson
   schema:datePublished "1987" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1038590> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Series/east_asian_historical_monographs> ; # East Asian historical monographs.
   schema:name "A wilderness of marshes : the origins of public health in Shanghai, 1843-1893"@en ;
   schema:productID "15487686" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/15487686#PublicationEvent/hong_kong_new_york_oxford_university_press_1987> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195840193> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780739103692> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB8720042> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/15487686> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Series/east_asian_historical_monographs> # East Asian historical monographs.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/15487686> ; # A wilderness of marshes : the origins of public health in Shanghai, 1843-1893
   schema:name "East Asian historical monographs." ;
   schema:name "East Asian historical monographs" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/geschichte_1843_1893> # Geschichte (1843-1893)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geschichte (1843-1893)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/hospitals_china_shanghai_history_19th_century> # Hospitals--China--Shanghai--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85062285> ;
   schema:name "Hospitals--China--Shanghai--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/offentliches_gesundheitswesen> # Öffentliches Gesundheitswesen
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Öffentliches Gesundheitswesen"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/openbare_gezondheidszorg> # Openbare gezondheidszorg
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Openbare gezondheidszorg"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/public_health_china_shanghai_history_19th_century> # Public health--China--Shanghai--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110187> ;
   schema:name "Public health--China--Shanghai--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/public_health_history> # Public Health--history
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Public Health--history"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1038590#Topic/water_supply_china_shanghai_history_19th_century> # Water-supply--China--Shanghai--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010118378> ;
   schema:name "Water-supply--China--Shanghai--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1082238> # Public health
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Public health"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1172350> # Water-supply
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Water-supply"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205418> # China--Shanghai.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "China--Shanghai." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/961166> # Hospitals
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Hospitals"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/270647977> # Kerrie L. Macpherson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1950" ;
   schema:familyName "Macpherson" ;
   schema:givenName "Kerrie L." ;
   schema:name "Kerrie L. Macpherson" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195840193>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0195840194" ;
   schema:isbn "9780195840193" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780739103692>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0739103695" ;
   schema:isbn "9780739103692" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.