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Fit to be citizens? : public health and race in Los Angeles, 1879-1939 / Natalia Molina.

Author/Creator:
Molina, Natalia.
Publication:
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 279 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Series:
American crossroads ; 20
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Subjects:
Immigrants -- Health and hygiene -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Asian Americans -- Health and hygiene -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Mexican Americans -- Health and hygiene -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Public health -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Race relations -- History.
Medical subjects:
Public Health -- history -- Los Angeles.
Asian Americans -- history -- Los Angeles.
Emigration and Immigration -- history -- Los Angeles.
History, 19th Century -- Los Angeles.
History, 20th Century -- Los Angeles.
Mexican Americans -- history -- Los Angeles.
Race Relations -- history -- Los Angeles.
Contents:
Interlopers in the land of sunshine : Chinese disease carriers, launderers, and vegetable peddlers
Caught between discourses of disease, health, and nation : public health attitudes toward Japanese and Mexican laborers in progressive-era Los Angeles
Institutionalizing public health in ethnic Los Angeles in the 1920s
"We can no longer ignore the problem of the Mexican" : depression-era public health policies in Los Angeles
The fight for "health, morality, and decent living standards" : Mexican Americans and the struggle for public housing in 1930s Los Angeles
Epilogue : genealogies of racial discourses and practices.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-272) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
0520246489 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520246485 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520246497 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520246492 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
60650961
Publisher Number:
9780520246492