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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


Not Far from Anywhere

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The first quarter of Tanxu’s life was dominated by war, death, and dislocation. Figuring prominently in this chapter is Tanxu’s (then called Wang Futing) death and encounter in the underworld with ... More


Exporting Extraterritoriality: The Evolution of Jurisdiction over Foreigners in Japan from the “Expulsion Edict” to the Sino-Japanese Treaty of Tianjin

Pär Kristoffer Cassel

in Grounds of Judgment: Extraterritoriality and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century China and Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199792054
eISBN:
9780199932573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792054.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, World Modern History

Chapter 4 explores the evolution of jurisdiction over foreigners in Japan from the promulgation of the “Expulsion Edict” in 1825 through the conclusion of the Sino-Japanese Treaty of Tianjin in 1871, ... More


Executing Extraterritoriality: Sino-Japanese Cases, 1870–95

Pär Kristoffer Cassel

in Grounds of Judgment: Extraterritoriality and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century China and Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199792054
eISBN:
9780199932573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792054.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History, World Modern History

Analyzing a series of criminal cases in China and Japan, this chapter demonstrates that the Sino-Japanese “Treaty of Tianjin” amounted to an extension of the Qing legal order into Japan. While Qing ... More


Deficiency and Sovereignty: Hygienic Modernity in the Occupation of Tianjin, 1900–1902

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/9780520240018.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the sudden changes that engulfed Tianjin during the Boxer Uprising of 1900, when an international force comprised of the troops of eight different imperial powers invaded and ... More


The Great Wall

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0056
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Great Wall of Ten Thousand Miles is a destination that cannot be omitted from any trip to China. The Great Wall starts from the seacoast at the Pass of the Mountains and Seas on the Bo Hai Gulf ... More


Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Joshua Goldstein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book describes the formation of the Peking opera in late Qing and its subsequent rise and re-creation as the epitome of the Chinese national culture in Republican era China. Providing an ... More


The Trial: Courtroom Spectacle and Ethical Sentiment in the Rule of Law

Eugenia Lean

in Public Passions: The Trial of Shi Jianqiao and the Rise of Popular Sympathy in Republican China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247185
eISBN:
9780520932678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247185.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The trial of Shi Jianqiao turned out to be a highly complex legal affair. The court case began on November 21, 1935, only eight days after the assassination, with the local prosecutor filing an ... More


Drug Operations by Resident Japanese in Tianjin

Motohiro Kobayashi and Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0033
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the activities of outsiders, Japanese and Koreans, who plied the drug trade later in the nineteenth century in the port city of Tianjin. It explains that the profitability of ... More


Japanese Management of Germs in Tianjin

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/9780520240018.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a discussion on Japanese management of germs in Tianjin. The control of bacteria had been an integral part of Japan's presence in Tianjin, and indeed throughout all of its ... More


Germ Warfare and Patriotic Weisheng

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/9780520240018.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents a description on germ warfare and the role of weisheng. The documentary record of alleged germ-warfare attacks and the Patriotic Hygiene Campaign in the city of Tianjin provides ... More


Conclusion

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/9780520240018.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

Throughout the twentieth century, weisheng became an instrumental discourse informing the Chinese elite's vision of a modern ideal, a vehicle through which they hoped state, society, and the ... More


Introduction

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/9780520240018.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book places the meanings of health and disease at the center of Chinese experiences of modernity. It specifically concentrates on the multiple manifestations across time of a single Chinese ... More


Health and Disease in Heaven’s Ford

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/9780520240018.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews the practices of weisheng in the daily life of Tianjin before the city was open to foreign settlement. Using Tianjin's herbs, foods, and popular meditation manuals, the city's ... More


Medical Encounters and Divergences

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/9780520240018.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates just what exactly constituted the “Western medicine” that first arrived in Tianjin aboard British warships in the 1860s, and compares it with mid-century Chinese approaches ... More


Seen and Unseen: The Urban Landscape and Boundaries of Weisheng

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/9780520240018.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates modernity's impulse to hide and separate functions of life in order to create a hygienic urban environment. The tension and ambiguity in Tianjin's hygienic status, ... More


Weisheng and the Desire for Modernity

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/9780520240018.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reports the four “cases” of weisheng from Tianjin of the 1920s and 1930s. The first case explores evidence of weisheng in the advertisements from Tianjin's major republican-era ... More


Hierarchical Modernization: Tianjin's Gong Shang College as a Model for Catholic Community in North China

Madsen Richard

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the role of the Gong Shang College in Tianjin as a model for Catholic community in north China. It suggests that the French Catholic founders of the college had the twin goals ... More


Urban Families in the Eighties: An Analysis of Chinese Surveys

Deborah Davis and Stevan Harrell

in Chinese Families in the Post-Mao Era

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077973
eISBN:
9780520913578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077973.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Scholarship in the social sciences had been sacrificed to the whims and dictates of politics under Mao Zedong. The government had deemed sociology potentially dangerous, in that it intruded on the ... More


The End of a Dream (1924–1926)

Shiona Airlie

in Scottish Mandarin: The Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139569
eISBN:
9789888180134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139569.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

Johnston and Puyi supported a Chinese minister Zheng Xiaoxu to control the inefficiency and corruption of the Imperial Household Department. Johnston infuriated the department and was accused of ... More


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