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The experience of illness in early twentieth-century rural Shanxi

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This paper uses the diary and other records of Liu Dapeng (劉大鵬), a Shanxi village resident, to examine how people in rural China experienced and understood illness at an important time of transition for medical systems in China. It explains how Liu understood the illnesses that afflicted himself and members of his family in terms of providence. The healing methods he used ranged through self-medication with folk remedies and modern patent medicines; remedies provided by families friends...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Oriental Studies Faculty
Publisher:
International Society for the History of East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine (ISHEASTM) Publisher's website
Journal:
East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine Journal website
Volume:
42
Pages:
39-71
Publication date:
2015
ISSN:
1562-918X
URN:
uuid:af4287f2-250c-4ba8-a89c-7f5b3e2efd14
Source identifiers:
357178
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pubs:357178
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