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The Resource Reproducing women : medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China, Yi-Li Wu

Reproducing women : medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China, Yi-Li Wu

Label
Reproducing women : medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China
Title
Reproducing women
Title remainder
medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China
Statement of responsibility
Yi-Li Wu
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This innovative book uses the lens of cultural history to examine the development of medicine in Qing dynasty China. Focusing on the specialty of "medicine for women"(fuke), Yi-Li Wu explores the material and ideological issues associated with childbearing in the late imperial period. She draws on a rich array of medical writings that circulated in seventeenth- to nineteenth-century China to analyze the points of convergence and contention that shaped people's views of women's reproductive diseases. These points of contention touched on fundamental issues: How different were women's bodies fro
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wu, Yi-Li
Dewey number
362.198/400951
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RG518.C6
LC item number
W8 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
RG518.C6
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2010 J-531
  • WQ 11 JC6
NLM item number
W959r 2010
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Childbirth
  • Reproductive health
  • Women
  • China
  • Gynecology
  • History, Modern 1601-
  • Metaphor
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • China
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • HISTORY
  • Childbirth
  • Manners and customs
  • Reproductive health
  • Women
  • China
Label
Reproducing women : medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China, Yi-Li Wu
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Late imperial fuke and the literate medical tradition -- Amateur as arbiter : popular fuke manuals in the Qing -- Function and structure in the female body -- An uncertain harvest : pregnancy and miscarriage -- "Born like a lamb" : the discourse of cosmologically resonant childbirth -- To generate and transform : strategies for postpartum health -- Epilogue: body, gender, and medical legitimacy
Control code
663967918
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 362 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947610
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4kfk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)663967918
Label
Reproducing women : medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China, Yi-Li Wu
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Late imperial fuke and the literate medical tradition -- Amateur as arbiter : popular fuke manuals in the Qing -- Function and structure in the female body -- An uncertain harvest : pregnancy and miscarriage -- "Born like a lamb" : the discourse of cosmologically resonant childbirth -- To generate and transform : strategies for postpartum health -- Epilogue: body, gender, and medical legitimacy
Control code
663967918
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 362 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947610
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4kfk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)663967918

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