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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Japan

Subjects:

  • Epidemics -- Japan -- History.,
  • Mortality -- Japan -- History.,
  • Japan -- History -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1868.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAnn Bowman Jannetta.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA650.7.J3 J36 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2721607M
ISBN 100691054843
LC Control Number86015108

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  This book is concerned with epidemics and mortality in early modern Japan — the period from to , which in Japan is called the Tokugawa, or Edo, period. It will argue that epidemic diseases were much less important as a cause of death and a stabilizer of population in preindustrial Japan than they were in preindustrial :   Epidemics and Mortality in Early Modern Japan (Princeton Legacy Library) [Jannetta, Ann Bowman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Epidemics and Mortality in Early Modern Japan (Princeton Legacy Library)Cited by: Epidemics and Mortality in Early Modern Japan; Ann Bowman Jannetta ; Book; Published by: Princeton University Press; Series: Princeton Legacy Library; View contents. View Citation; summary. Ann Jannetta suggests that Japan's geography and isolation from major world trade routes provided a cordon sanitaire that prevented the worst diseases. Epidemics and mortality in early modern Japan. [Ann Bowman Jannetta] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ann Bowman Jannetta. Find more information about: .

Ann Jannetta suggests that Japan's geography and isolation from major world trade routes provided a cordon sanitaire that prevented the worst diseases of the early modern world from penetrating the country before the mid-nineteenth century. Her argument is based on the medical literature on epidemic diseases, on previously unknown evidence in Buddhist temple registers, and on rich documentary. Epidemics and Mortality in Early Modern Japan. By Ann Bowman Jannetta. Princeton University Press, Princeton, xxii, pages. $ Reviewed by MARGARET LOCK McGill University The history of epidemic diseases is a fascinating one and a topic that de-mands great skill in its analysis and presentation. There is always a tempta-. VII. Epidemics and Famine was published in Epidemics and Mortality in Early Modern Japan on page III. The Japanese Sources was published in Epidemics and Mortality in Early Modern Japan on page

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