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Author Risse, Guenter B., 1932-

Title Plague, fear, and politics in San Francisco's Chinatown / Guenter B. Risse
Published Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (pages)
Contents "The people of Tang" in San Francisco -- "Guarding life" and way of death -- Sanitation, microbes, and plague -- Officials, Mandarins, and the press -- Early scenes of terror : Chinatown, March to June 1900 -- The siege continues : Chinatown, June to December 1900 -- Secrecy : plague goes underground, 1901 -- Rumors and realities : plague in California, 1902 -- National threat, 1903 -- Sanitarians claim victory, 1904 to 1905
Notes OldControl:muse9781421405537
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Plague -- California -- San Francisco -- History.
Asian Americans -- history.
Plague -- history.
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Socioeconomic Factors.
San Francisco.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1421405105 (hdbk. ; alk. paper)
1421405539 (electronic bk.)
9781421405100 (hdbk. ; alk. paper)
9781421405537 (electronic bk.)