Nicole Elizabeth Barnes
Assistant Professor of History
I research public health and medicine in twentieth-century China from a gendered perspective, incorporating the changing life stories of men and women into my analysis of how health regulations and medical practices reflect Chinese society's principal values as well as the assumptions and political goals of state actors.
Barnes, Nicole Elizabeth. “China’s War with Japan 1937–1945: The Struggle for Survival, by Rana Mitter. London: Allen Lane, 2013. xxii+458 pp. £25.00 (cloth), £14.99 (eBook).” The China Journal, vol. 75, University of Chicago Press, Jan. 2016, pp. 128–30. Crossref, doi:10.1086/683519. Full Text Open Access Copy
Barnes, Nicole Elizabeth. “Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding, 1900–1937. written by Elizabeth J. Remick, 2014.” Nan Nü, vol. 17, no. 2, Brill, Mar. 2015, pp. 352–55. Crossref, doi:10.1163/15685268-00172p15. Full Text Open Access Copy
Barnes, Nicole Elizabeth. “Neither Donkey nor Horse: Medicine in the Struggle over China’s Modernity by Sean Hsiang-Lin Lei.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 89, no. 4, Project Muse, 2015, pp. 835–36. Crossref, doi:10.1353/bhm.2015.0117. Full Text Open Access Copy
Barnes, Nicole Elizabeth. “Prosperity's Predicament: Identity, Reform, and Resistance in Rural Wartime China. By Isabel Brown Crook Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2013. xxiv, 301 pp. $85.00 (cloth).” The Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 73, no. 3, Cambridge University Press (CUP), Aug. 2014, pp. 786–87. Crossref, doi:10.1017/s002191181400059x. Full Text Open Access Copy
Barnes, N. E. Protecting the National Body: Gender, Public Health and Medicine in Southwest China during the War of Resistance against Japan, 1937-1945. Edited by N. E. Pomeranz, Kenneth L. and N. E. Wasserstrom, Jeffrey.