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Long, Margaret Geneva
Doctoring freedom : the politics of African American medical care in slavery and emancipation / Gretchen Long
Alternate Title Politics of African American medical care in slavery and emancipation
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  RA448.5.N4 L66 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- History
Slaves -- Health and hygiene -- Southern States -- History
Plantation life -- Southern States -- History
Slaves -- Medical care -- Southern States -- History
Health and race -- Southern States -- History
Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions
Physical Description xi, 234 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-215) and index
Contents When the slaves got sick : antebellum medical practice -- Sickness rages fearfully among them : a wartime medical crisis and its implications -- We have come out like men : African American military medical care -- We have come to a conclusion to bind ourselves together : African American associations and medical care -- No license; nor no deplomer : regulating private medical practice and public space -- By nature specially fitted for the care of the sufferer : black doctors, nurses, and patients after the war
Series John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture

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