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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

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Reproducing women : medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China
Title
Reproducing women
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medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China
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Yi-Li Wu
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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
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Reproducing women : medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China, Yi-Li Wu
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Reproducing women : medicine, metaphor, and childbirth in late imperial China, Yi-Li Wu
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pptbq
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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
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1 online resource (xiii, 362 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780520947610
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
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Specific material designation
remote

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