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Contagious Divides

Epidemics and Race in San FranciscoÕs Chinatown (American Crossroads)

by Nayan Shah

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Health systems & services,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • Epidemics,
  • Social Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • California,
  • Epidemiology,
  • History / General,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Public Health,
  • San Francisco

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7711026M
    ISBN 100520226283
    ISBN 109780520226289

    Contagious Divides examines the problem of citizenship and the governance of modern society through an analysis of public health and Chinese immigration in San Francisco from to The portrayal of Chinatown as a nexus of infection, domestic chaos and moral danger reverberated widely in the political and cultural life of San Francisco. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for American Crossroads: Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco's Chinatown 7 by Nayan Shah (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    Shah's first book, Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco's Chinatown, examined the history of San Francisco Chinatown through the prism of public health and policy. It won the Association of Asian American Studies History Book Prize in Education: Ph.D. History, University of Chicago, , .   [Read book] Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco's Chinatown (American Crossroads).

    Contagious Divides Notes CHAPTER 2: REGULATING BODIES AND SPACE-Common problems in 19 th century SF b/c increase in industrialization: accumulation of garbage and sewage, increase in human population, frequent epidemic spread-City improvement agenda: measuring health, establishing standards for human conduct, preventing diseases by applying sanitary science-Administration . In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Bulletin of the History of Medicine () Nayan Shah. Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco's Chinatown.


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