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The Resource Epidemics in modern Asia, Robert Peckham, University of Hong Hong

Epidemics in modern Asia, Robert Peckham, University of Hong Hong

Label
Epidemics in modern Asia
Title
Epidemics in modern Asia
Statement of responsibility
Robert Peckham, University of Hong Hong
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Epidemics have played a critical role in shaping modern Asia. Encompassing two centuries of Asian history, Robert Peckham explores the profound impact that infectious disease has had on societies across the region: from India to China and the Russian Far East. The book tracks the links between biology, history, and geopolitics, highlighting infectious disease's interdependencies with empire, modernization, revolution, nationalism, migration, and transnational patterns of trade. By examining the history of Asia through the lens of epidemics, Peckham vividly illustrates how society's material conditions are entangled with social and political processes, offering an entirely fresh perspective on Asia's transformation"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
614.4/95
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA649
LC item number
.P43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2016 G-451
  • WC 11.1
Series statement
New approaches to Asian history
Series volume
15
Label
Epidemics in modern Asia, Robert Peckham, University of Hong Hong
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: contagious histories -- 1. Mobility -- 2. Cities -- 3. Environment -- 4. War -- 5. Globalization -- Conclusion: epidemics and the end of history
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xx, 355 pages
Isbn
9781107446762
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016006574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)921868567
Label
Epidemics in modern Asia, Robert Peckham, University of Hong Hong
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: contagious histories -- 1. Mobility -- 2. Cities -- 3. Environment -- 4. War -- 5. Globalization -- Conclusion: epidemics and the end of history
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xx, 355 pages
Isbn
9781107446762
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016006574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)921868567

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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