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Scythe and the City : A Social History of Death in Shanghai.

Author/Creator:
Henriot, Christian.
Publication:
Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (497 pages)
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Subjects:
Death -- Social aspects -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
List of Illustrations
Introduction
1. Scythe and the City: The Measure of Death
2. Guilds, Charities, and the Community Management of Death
3. Funeral Companies and the Commoditization of the Dead Body
4. A Final Resting Place: From Burial Grounds to Modern Cemeteries
5. Foreign Cemeteries and the Colonial Space of Death
6. Invisible Deaths, Silent Deaths
7. Funerals and the Price of Death
8. The Cremated Body: From Social Curse to Political Rule
9. The Management of Death under Socialism
Conclusion
Abbreviations Used in the Notes
Notes
Bibliography
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Henriot, Christian Scythe and the City
ISBN:
9780804798747
9780804797467
OCLC:
946158278