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Medicalizing blackness : making racial difference in the Atlantic world, 1780-1840 / Rana A. Hogarth.

Author/Creator:
Hogarth, Rana A. author.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xx, 268 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Medical care -- Southern States -- History.
Blacks -- Medical care -- Caribbean Area -- History.
Health and race -- Southern States -- History.
Health and race -- Caribbean Area -- History.
Ethnic groups -- Diseases.
Medical care -- Utilization -- Southern States -- History.
Medical care -- Utilization -- Caribbean Area -- History.
Caribbean Region.
Southeastern United States.
Medical subjects:
African Americans -- history.
Delivery of Health Care -- history.
Delivery of Health Care -- ethnology.
Enslavement -- history.
History, 18th Century.
History, 19th Century.
Racism -- history.
Contents:
Making differences: race and yellow fever
Black immunities and yellow fevers in the American Atlantic
An African corps in a most distressed and sickly condition: yellow fever in the West Indies
In sickness and slavery: black pathologies
Incorrigible dirt eaters: contests for medical authority on Jamaican plantations
Of paper trails and dirt eaters: West Indian medical knowledge in the antebellum South
Disciplining blackness: hospitals
That the asylum for deserted negroes is now complete for their reception: surveillance and sickness in Jamaica
For the acquisition of practical knowledge: genealogies of medical exploitation in the South.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
JSTOR (Online Service)
ISBN:
9781469632896 (electronic bk.)
1469632896 (electronic bk.)
9781469632865
1469632861
9781469632872
146963287X
Publisher Number:
99983968185
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.