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Bubonic Plague, Cholera and Influenza in the History of Communicable Diseases in Taiwan(1895-1920)

In view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute of Taiwan History has chosen ‘Outbreaks of Bubonic Plague, Cholera and Influenza in Taiwan under Japanese Rule’ as the theme of the exhibition for the 2020 Academia Sinica Open House. A selection of photographs, illustrations of publications, postcards, official documents, diaries and other collections bears witness to the history of how the inhabitants of this island fought against communicable diseases a century ago.

V. Reference
  • Le Shan Foundation. Representing the Prosperous Dadaocheng-Collections of Historical Sources. Taipei: Le Shan Foundation, 1997. Print.
  • Lee Dong-ming. A Study of Construction Form and Reutilization of Traditional Street House in Taiwan. Taipei: Architecture and Building Research Institute, Ministry of the Interior, 2003. Print.
  • Hsu Li-qin. Prosperous Dihua in a Houdred Years. Taipei: Ce ma ru lin Publishing, 2011. Print.
  • "Taipei Trade Association." Taiwan Daily News 11 Dec. 1920, sec.6. number: 7368 Print.
  • "The Donators of Temple Construction." Taiwan Daily News 8 Nov. 1925, sec.4. number: 9161 Print.
  • "The Association of Taiwan Theater Sponsors." Taiwan Daily News 23 August. 1934, sec.4. number: 12353 Print.

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