James Henderson's Shanghai hygiene and the British constitution in early modern China
…This chapter analyzes the effect that the Chinese periphery had on the constitution of the British body during the latter half of the nineteenth century. The theme, I argue, is one of caution, in the twofold sense of physical caution as well as civilizational caution. On the theme of caution, the chapter analyzes British hygiene in China because hygiene is the branch of medicine that seeks to prevent and therefore, caution against disease...
Discourses of Disease: Writing Illness, the Mind and the Body in Modern China
Villalta Puig, S. (2016). James Henderson's Shanghai hygiene and the British constitution in early modern China. Discourses of Disease: Writing Illness, the Mind and the Body in Modern China, 17-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004319219_003