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Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China

Ruth Rogaski

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240018
eISBN:
9780520930605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240018.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Placing meanings of health and disease at the center of modern Chinese consciousness, this book reveals how hygiene became a crucial element in the formulation of Chinese modernity in the nineteenth ... More


“Conquering the One Hundred Diseases”: Weisheng before the Twentieth Century

RUTH ROGASKI

in Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240018
eISBN:
9780520930605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240018.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the occurrences of weisheng in Chinese texts published before the twentieth century. It also explains the translation of premodern weisheng as “guarding life.” It is noted that ... More


The Ten Wings

Geoffrey Redmond and Tze-ki Hon

in Teaching the I Ching (Book of Changes)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199766819
eISBN:
9780199396481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766819.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

These commentaries (seven separate pieces divided into ten segments) were traditionally attributed to Confucius, though he did not write them and may not have even known the Yijing at all. The Ten ... More


The Sage and the People: The Confucian Revival in China

Sebastien Billioud and Joel Thoraval

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190258139
eISBN:
9780190258160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258139.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Based on a decade of fieldwork and a cross-disciplinary approach (anthropology, sociology, history), this book studies the popular revival of Confucianism that has taken place in China since the ... More


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