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American Health Dilemma : A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race : Beginnings to 1900

American Health Dilemma : A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race : Beginnings to 1900 - 00 edition

American Health Dilemma : A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race : Beginnings to 1900 - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780415924498

ISBN10: 0415924499

American Health Dilemma : A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race : Beginnings to 1900 by W. Michael Byrd and Linda A. Clayton - ISBN 9780415924498
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Published: 2000
International: No
American Health Dilemma : A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race : Beginnings to 1900 by W. Michael Byrd and Linda A. Clayton - ISBN 9780415924498

ISBN13: 9780415924498

ISBN10: 0415924499

Summary

An American Health Dilemma promises to become an irreplaceable and essential look at African American and medical history and will provide an invaluable baseline for future exploration of race and racism in the American health system.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: The BackgroundChapter One:Race, Biology, and Health Care in the United States: Reassessing a Relationship Chapter Two:Black Health in the Pre-Colonial PeriodChapter Three:Black Health in the North American English Colonies, 1619 to 1731 Chapter Four: Black Health in the Republican Era, 1731-1812 Chapter Five:Black Health in the Jacksonian Period, 1812-1861 Chapter Six: The Civil War, Reconstruction, and Post-Reconstruction and Black Health, 1861-1900 Conclusion: Laying the Foundations of a Dual and Unequal Health System Notes Selected Bibliography Notes on Sources Index