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The Resource Mabiki : infanticide and population growth in eastern Japan, 1660-1950, Fabian Drixler, (electronic resource)

Mabiki : infanticide and population growth in eastern Japan, 1660-1950, Fabian Drixler, (electronic resource)

Label
Mabiki : infanticide and population growth in eastern Japan, 1660-1950
Title
Mabiki
Title remainder
infanticide and population growth in eastern Japan, 1660-1950
Statement of responsibility
Fabian Drixler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Drixler, Fabian Franz
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Asia: local studies/global themes
Series volume
25
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fertility, human
  • Infanticide
  • Japan
  • Japan
Label
Mabiki : infanticide and population growth in eastern Japan, 1660-1950, Fabian Drixler, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-395) and index
Contents
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- A note on conventions -- Introduction : contested worldviews and a demographic revolution -- The culture of low fertility, ca. 1660/1790 -- Three cultures of family planning -- Humans, animals, and newborn children -- Infanticide and immortality : the logic of the stem household -- The material and moral economy of infanticide -- The logic of infant selection -- The ghosts of missing children : four approaches to estimating the rate of infanticide -- Redefining reproduction : the long retreat of infanticide, ca. 1790/1950 -- Infanticide and extinction -- "Inferior even to animals" : moral suasion and the boundaries of humanity -- Subsidies and surveillance -- Even a strong castle cannot be defended without soldiers : infanticide and national security -- Infanticide and the geography of civilization -- Epilogue : infanticide in the shadows of the modern state -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1. The own-children method and its mortality assumptions -- Appendix 2. Sampling biases, sources of error, and the characteristics of the ten provinces dataset -- Appendix 3. The villages of the ten provinces dataset -- Appendix 4. Total fertility rates in the districts of the ten provinces -- Appendix 5. Regional infanticide reputations -- Appendix 6. Scrolls and votive tablets with infanticide scenes -- Appendix 7. Childrearing subsidies and pregnancy surveillance by domain -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ssj0000873672
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 417 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Available to multiple simultaneous users
Isbn
9780520272439
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012042665
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000873672
Label
Mabiki : infanticide and population growth in eastern Japan, 1660-1950, Fabian Drixler, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-395) and index
Contents
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- A note on conventions -- Introduction : contested worldviews and a demographic revolution -- The culture of low fertility, ca. 1660/1790 -- Three cultures of family planning -- Humans, animals, and newborn children -- Infanticide and immortality : the logic of the stem household -- The material and moral economy of infanticide -- The logic of infant selection -- The ghosts of missing children : four approaches to estimating the rate of infanticide -- Redefining reproduction : the long retreat of infanticide, ca. 1790/1950 -- Infanticide and extinction -- "Inferior even to animals" : moral suasion and the boundaries of humanity -- Subsidies and surveillance -- Even a strong castle cannot be defended without soldiers : infanticide and national security -- Infanticide and the geography of civilization -- Epilogue : infanticide in the shadows of the modern state -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1. The own-children method and its mortality assumptions -- Appendix 2. Sampling biases, sources of error, and the characteristics of the ten provinces dataset -- Appendix 3. The villages of the ten provinces dataset -- Appendix 4. Total fertility rates in the districts of the ten provinces -- Appendix 5. Regional infanticide reputations -- Appendix 6. Scrolls and votive tablets with infanticide scenes -- Appendix 7. Childrearing subsidies and pregnancy surveillance by domain -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ssj0000873672
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 417 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Available to multiple simultaneous users
Isbn
9780520272439
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012042665
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000873672

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