9789052603797

Death at the Opposite Ends of the Eurasian Continent: Mortality Trends in Taiwan and the Netherlands, 1850-1945

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    9789052603797

  • ISBN10:

    9052603790

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-02-29
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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Introduction: Death at the opposite ends of the Eurasian continent: Mortality trends in Taiwan and the Netherlands, 1850-1945p. 7
Trends in mortality and the evolution of the cause-of-death pattern in the Netherlands: 1850-2000p. 17
Trends in mortality and causes of death in Japanese colonial period Taiwanp. 45
Mortality in the Netherlands: general development and regional differencesp. 81
Regional and ethnic variation in mortality in Japanese colonial period Taiwanp. 99
An outline of socio-medical care in the Netherlands, 19th and early 20th centuriesp. 153
An overview of public health development in Japan-ruled Taiwanp. 165
The demographic history of smallpox in the Netherlands, 18th -19th centuriesp. 183
Anti-malaria policy in colonial Taiwanp. 203
Maternal mortality in Taiwan and the Netherlands, 1850-1945p. 229
Maternal depletion and infant mortalityp. 275
The massacre of the innocents: Infant mortality in Lugang (Taiwan) and Nijmegen (the Netherlands)p. 289
Illegitimacy, adoption, and mortality among girls in Penghu, 1906-1945p. 317
How reliable is Taiwan's colonial period demographic data?: An empirical study using demographic indirect estimation techniquesp. 349
Referencesp. 377
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