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Author Engelen, Theo
Title Death at the Opposite Ends of the Eurasian Continent : Mortality Trends in Taiwan and the Netherlands 1850-1945
Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2012
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Descript 1 online resource (401 pages)
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Series Life at the Extremes Ser. ; v.4
Life at the Extremes Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction: Death at the opposite ends of the Eurasian continent: Mortality trends in Taiwan and the Netherlands, 1850-1945 / Theo Engelen and John R. Shepherd -- 1. Trends in mortality and the evolution of the cause-of-death pattern in the Netherlands: 1850-2000 / Frans van Poppel -- 2. Trends in mortality and causes of death in Japanese colonial period Taiwan / John R. Shepherd -- 3. Mortality in the Netherlands: general development and regional differences / Theo Engelen and Marloes Schoonheim -- 4. Regional and ethnic variation inmortality in Japanese colonial period Taiwan / John R. Shepherd -- 5. An outline of socio-medical care in the Netherlands, 19th and early 20th centuries / Willibrord Rutten -- 6. An overview of public health development in Japan-ruled Taiwan / Liu Shi-yung -- 7. The demographic history of smallpox in the Netherlands, 18th-19th centuries / Willibrord Rutten -- 8. Anti-malaria policy in Colonial Taiwan / Ku Ya-wen -- 9. Maternal mortality in Taiwan and the Netherlands, 1850-1945 / John R. Shepherd, Marloes Schoonheim, Chang Tian-yun and Jan Kok -- 10. Maternal depletion and infant mortality / Theo Engelen and Arthur P. Wolf -- 11. The massacre of the innocents: Infant mortality in Lugang (Taiwan)and Nijmegen (the Netherlands) / Theo Engelen and Hsieh Ying-hui -- 12. Illegitimacy, adoption,and mortality among Girls in Penghu, 1906-1945 / Yu Guang-hong, Huang Yu-lin, and Chuu Ling-in -- 13. How reliable is Taiwan's colonial period demographic data? : An empirical study using demographic indirect estimation techniques / Li Chun-hao, Yang Wen-shan and Chuang Ying-chang -- References
Historical demographers since Malthus have characterized the West-European and Chinese demographic regimes as systems under low and high pressure, respectively. This volume examines the operation of the positive check at the two ends of the Eurasian continent by taking the Netherlands and Taiwan as representatives of the West-European and Chinese m
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Engelen, Theo Death at the Opposite Ends of the Eurasian Continent : Mortality Trends in Taiwan and the Netherlands 1850-1945 Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press,c2012 9789052603797
Subject Mortality -- Taiwan.;Mortality -- Netherlands.;Mortality -- Eurasia
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Alt Author Shephard, John R
Wen-shan, Yang
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