History of Famine Relief in China

History of Famine Relief in China

Cambridge University Press

07/2020

660

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Inglês

9781108479905

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Author's foreword to the 1958 reprint; Author's general notes on the 1937 print; Sigla and translator's general notes; Introduction to the English edition by Timothy Cheek; Introduction; Part I. Disasters and Famines in China: 1. Disasters and famines in China: A review of facts; 2. Disasters and famines in China: A review of causes; 3. Consequences of famines and disasters; Part II. Disaster and Famine Relief: A Review of Ideas: 4. Praying to deities to disperse 'evils'; 5. Ideas for reactive relief; 6. Ideas for disaster prevention; Part III. Implementation of Disaster and Famine Relief Policies in Chinese History: 7. Sorcery as a relief measure: A review of records; 8. Implementation of reactive relief policies in Chinese history; 9. Implementation of policies of proactive disaster prevention; Afterword. Tuo Deng and his History of Famine Relief in China; Appendix I. Chronicle of events in the History of Famine Relief in China; Appendix II. Chronology of Tuo Deng; Appendix III. Glossary of proper names.
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