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Novel medicine : healing, literature, and popular knowledge in early modern China / Andrew Schonebaum.

Author/Creator:
Schonebaum, Andrew, 1975-
Publication:
Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (viii, 283 pages) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Chinese fiction -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644 -- History and criticism.
Chinese fiction -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912 -- History and criticism.
Healing in literature.
Medicine in literature.
Diseases in literature.
Medical literature -- China -- History.
Literature and society -- China -- History.
Books and reading -- Social aspects -- China -- History.
Popular culture -- China -- History.
Knowledge, Sociology of -- History.
China.
Medical subjects:
Medicine in Literature.
Medicine, Chinese Traditional -- history.
Medical Writing -- history.
History, Early Modern 1451-1600.
History, Modern 1601-.
Contents:
Beginning to read : some methods and background
Reading medically : novel illnesses, novel cures
Vernacular curiosities : medical entertainments and memory
Diseases of sex : medical and literary views of contagion and retribution
Diseases of Qing : medical and literary views of depletion
Contagious texts : inherited maladies and the invention of tuberculosis
Chinese character glossary.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-280) and index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
JSTOR (Online Service)
ISBN:
9780295806327 (electronic bk.)
029580632X (electronic bk.)
9780295995182
0295995181
Publisher Number:
99982945135
40025856737
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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