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Author Risse, Guenter B., 1932-
Title Plague, fear, and politics in San Francisco's Chinatown / Guenter B. Risse
Imprint Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Ethnology Library  RC176.C2 R57 2012    AVAILABLE    30520020757531
 RCHSS Library  RC176.C2 R57 2012    AVAILABLE    30560400618986
Descript xii, 371 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"The people of Tang" in San Francisco -- "Guarding life" and way of death -- Sanitation, microbes, and plague -- Officials, Mandarins, and the press -- Early scenes of terror : Chinatown, March to June 1900 -- The siege continues : Chinatown, June to December 1900 -- Secrecy : plague goes underground, 1901 -- Rumors and realities : plague in California, 1902 -- National threat, 1903 -- Sanitarians claim victory, 1904 to 1905
Subject Plague -- California -- San Francisco -- History
Asian Americans -- history -- San Francisco
Plague -- history -- San Francisco
Disease Outbreaks -- history -- San Francisco
History, 20th Century -- San Francisco
Prejudice -- San Francisco
Socioeconomic Factors -- San Francisco
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