Book ID: CBB335516552

Mass vaccination: citizens' bodies and state power in modern China (2019)


Brazelton, Mary Augusta (Author)

Cornell University Press

Publication Date: 2019
Edition Details: Book Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Physical Details: 237
Language: English

This book reveals that the mass vaccination campaigns that eradicated smallpox and controlled other infectious diseases in China had a longer history, rooted in the work of researchers in China's southwest hinterlands during the Second Sino-Japanese War, and provided a means for the state to develop new forms of control and engagement with its citizens. (Publisher)

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Authors & Contributors
Hochman, Gilberto
Rodríguez Ocaña, Esteban
Rodríguez Sánchez, Juan Antonio
Seco Calvo, J.
Offit, Paul A.
Fang, Xiaoping
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Dynamis: Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam
Medical History
Asclepio: Archivo Iberoamericano de Historia de la Medicina
Social History of Medicine
Public Understanding of Science
Smithsonian Books
University of Rochester Press
Harvard University Press
University of Chicago Press
Yale University
McGill-Queen's University Press
Vaccines; vaccination
Public health
Health care
Medicine and government
Disease and diseases
Salk, Jonas Edward
Hilleman, Maurice
Burnet, Frank Macfarlane
Ada, Gordon Leslie
Mao, Zedong
Copeman, William S. C.
Time Periods
20th century
21st century
20th century, late
19th century
20th century, early
United States
Great Britain
World Health Organization (WHO)

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