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Health and medicine in the circum-Caribbean, 1800-1968 / edited by Juanita De Barros, Steven Palmer and David Wright.

Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 309 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Series:
Routledge studies in the social history of medicine ; 33.
Routledge studies in the social history of medicine ; 33
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Subjects:
Public health -- Caribbean Area -- History.
Medicine -- Caribbean Area -- History.
Imperialism -- Health aspects -- Caribbean Area -- History.
Medical subjects:
Public Health -- history -- Caribbean Region.
Colonialism -- history -- Caribbean Region.
History, 19th Century -- Caribbean Region.
History, 20th Century -- Caribbean Region.
Social Problems -- history -- Caribbean Region.
Contents:
"For the benefit of the planters and the benefit of mankind" : the struggle to control midwives and obstetrics on St. Croix, Danish West Indies, 1800-1848 / Niklas Thode Jenson
"Any elderly, sensible, prudent woman" : the practice and practitioners of midwifery during slavery in the British Caribbean / Tara A. Inniss
From the plantation to the academy : slavery and the production of Cuban medicine in the nineteenth century / Steven Palmer
Race and the authorization of biomedicine in Yucatán, Mexico / David Sowell
A benign place of healing? : the contagious diseases hospital and medical discipline in post-slavery Barbados / Denise Challenger
Tolerating sex : prostitution, gender, and governance in the Dominican Republic, 1880s-1924 / April J. Mayes
The politics of professionalization : Puerto Rican physicians during the transition from Spanish to US colonialism / Nicole Trujillo-Pagán
"Improving the standard of motherhood" : infant welfare in post-slavery British Guiana / Juanita De Barros
Health in the French Antilles : the impact of the First World War / Jacques Dumont
The difficulty of unhooking the hookworm : the Rockefeller Foundation, Grace Schneiders-Howard, and public health care in Suriname in the early twentieth century / Rosemarijn Hoefte
World War II to independence : health, services, and women in Trinidad and Tobago, 1939-1962 / Debbie McCollin
"Red marly soil" : medicine, environment, and bauxite mining in modern Jamaica, 1938 to post-independence / David McBride.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-286) and index.
Contributor:
De Barros, Juanita.
Palmer, Steven Paul.
Wright, David, 1965-
ISBN:
9780415962902 (hbk)
0415962900 (hbkk)
OCLC:
259715975