Body, society, and nation : the creation of public health and urban culture in Shanghai

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Full title: Body, society, and nation : the creation of public health and urban culture in Shanghai / Chieko Nakajima.
Main author: Nakajima, Chieko, 1959- (author.)
Format: Book           


Summary: "Considers China's modern transformation through the idea of "good health" as it evolved in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century Shanghai. "Good health" did not simply mean individual well-being. It was also a notable outcome of Western medicine, a goal of Chinese nation-building, a marker of modern civilization, and a commercial catchphrase"--Provided by publisher.
Language: English
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Asia Center, 2018.
Classmark: CCLA362.1 /536885
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Series: Harvard East Asian monographs ; 414.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-301) and index.
ISBN: 9780674987173
0674987179