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Author Summers, William C.

Title The great Manchurian plague of 1910-1911 : the geopolitics of an epidemic disease / William C. Summers
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 202 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Plague comes to Manchuria -- The Manchurian question -- The plague -- The international plague conference and its aftermath -- The plague's origin : disease ecology -- Plague and politics -- Epilogue : a century later
Summary Summers covers the complex political and economic background of early 20th-century Manchuria and then moves on to the plague itself, addressing the various contested stories of the plague's origins, development and ecological ties
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Epidemics -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Plague -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Epidemics -- history.
Plague -- history.
Epidemics -- prevention & control.
History, 20th Century.
International Cooperation -- history.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 030018476X (electronic bk.)
9780300184761 (electronic bk.)