Farewell to the god of plague Chairman Mao"s campaign to deworm China by Miriam Gross

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Subjects:

  • Treatment,
  • Medical care,
  • Medical policy,
  • Prevention,
  • Schistosomiasis,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMiriam Gross
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA644.S3 G76 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 357 pages
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27198535M
ISBN 100520288831
ISBN 109780520288836
LC Control Number2015025634
OCLC/WorldCa912376896

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Farewell to the God of Plague reassesses the celebrated Maoist health care model through the lens of Mao’s famous campaign against snail fever. Using newly available archives, Miriam Gross documents how economic, political, and cultural realities led to grassroots by: 9.

Farewell to the God of Plague reassesses the celebrated Maoist health care model through the lens of Mao’s famous campaign against snail fever. Using newly available archives, Miriam Gross documents how economic, political, and cultural realities led to grassroots resistance.

Farewell to the God of Plague reassesses the celebrated Maoist health care model through the lens of Mao’s famous campaign against snail fever. Using newly available archives, Miriam Gross Farewell to the god of plague book how economic, political, and cultural realities led to grassroots resistance.

Nonetheless, the campaign triumphed, but not because of its touted mass-prevention campaign. Mao’s poem, used as the title for this volume, views endemic snail fever as a plague upon the Chinese people, a plague to be banished by the new socialist order.

As shown by Gross, this campaign, often viewed as one of the first successes of the new Communist government, was in reality, a contest between the populist ideas of Mao and the.

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FAREWELL TO THE GOD OF PLAGUE--to the tune of lu shih poems. July 1, When I read in the Renmin Ribao of J that schistosomiasis had been wiped out in Yukiang County, thoughts thronged my mind and I could not sleep. In the warm morning breeze next day, as sunlight falls on my window, I look towards the distant southern sky and.

1. Introduction. The year marks the 61st anniversary of the two published poems titled Farewell to the god of plague, which was written by Mao Zedong, the founding Chairman of the People's Republic of poems not only described explicitly the serious debilitating effects and problems associated with schistosomiasis infection among local populations in endemic areas, but Cited by: 1.

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y ict denotes the outcome variables. β is the Author: Qingyang Huang, Chang Liu, Chang Liu, Li-An Zhou. A book review by Matteo Pinna Pintor on ‘Farewell to the God of Plague: Chairman Mao’s Campaign to Deworm China‘ by Miriam Gross.

This book’s title refers to a poem written by Mao Zedong in The God of Plague is schistosomiasis, a tropical disease which, inaffected almost million people around the world.

Farewell to the God of Plaguereassesses the celebrated Maoist health care model through the lens of Mao’s famous campaign against snail newly available archives, Miriam Gross documents how economic, political, and cultural realities led to grassroots resistance.

Books Farewell to the god of plague The story of the decline of infectious diseases in the 19th century in developed countries is a fairly familiar one: cholera, tuberculosis, and smallpox were defeated through a combination of clean drinking water, improved sewage.

This editorial constitutes part of a special issue entitled Prospects for Elimination of Schistosomiasis of the journal Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease and is published for the year commemoration of the first publication of the poem Farewell to the God of by: Farewell to the God of Plague reassesses the celebrated Maoist health care model through the lens of Mao's famous campaign against snail fever.

Using newly available archives, Miriam Gross documents how economic, political, and cultural realities led to grassroots resistance. Nonetheless, the campaign triumphed, but not because of its touted mass-prevention campaign.

Instead, success came from Author: Miriam Gross. The book’s title is a retake of a famous poem of Mao Zedong called Song wenshen, that is Farewell to the God of fromthis poem was published for the first time during the high-tide of the Communist Party’s fight against the devastating snail fever that had affected the rural population for : Marc Andre Matten.

Villagers picking up snails with chopsticks, unruly wards where patients drank and gambled, temples repurposed as hospitals: these are the details, borne of meticulous archival research, that make Miriam Gross’s work Farewell to the God of Plague not only a substantial contribution to modern Chinese history but also a genuine pleasure to read.

This groundbreaking history of. Farewell to the God of Plague reassesses the celebrated Maoist health care model through the lens of Mao’s famous campaign against snail fever.

Using newly available archives, Miriam Gross documents how economic, political, and cultural realities led to grassroots resistance. Nonetheless, the campaign triumphed, but not because of its touted mass-prevention campaign.

Dear Friends, Greetings from the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. On 30 JuneMao Tse-tung read in Renmin Ribao (People’s Daily) that schistosomiasis–or bilharzia–had been eradicated in Yukiang (Jiangxi Province). He was so inspired that he wrote a poem called ‘Farewell to the God of Plague’.

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Farewell To The God Of Plague poem by Mao Zedong. So many green streams and blue hills but to what avail This tiny creature left even Hua To powerless 3/5. Dear Friends, Greetings from the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research.

On 30 JuneMao Tse-tung read in Renmin Ribao (People’s Daily) that schistosomiasis – or bilharzia – had been eradicated in Yukiang (Jiangxi Province). He was so inspired that he wrote a poem called ‘Farewell to the God of Plague’. Hundreds of villages choked with weeds, people wasted away.

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