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Disease, Colonialism, and the State - Malaria in Modern East Asian History

Disease, Colonialism, and the State - Malaria in Modern East Asian History (Hardback)

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This book studies the development of approaches to combating malaria in Hong Kong, Okinawa, Taiwan, and mainland China in the colonial and post-colonial periods as a dynamic process of interaction between the objectives of the state, international interests, emergence of new medical knowledge and technology, changing concepts of disease, as well as local society.

History & PoliticsMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesPublic health & preventive medicineEpidemiology & medical statistics Publisher: Hong Kong University Press Publication Date: 01/01/2009 ISBN-13: 9789622095878  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Ka-che Yip is professor of history at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of Health and National Reconstruction in Nationalist China and Religion, Nationalism, and Chinese Students. His research interests include the medical activities of Christian missionaries, the development of modern health services, and the history of public health and diseases in modern and contemporary China.

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