The Resource Doctoring freedom : the politics of African American medical care in slavery and emancipation, Gretchen Long

Doctoring freedom : the politics of African American medical care in slavery and emancipation, Gretchen Long

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Doctoring freedom : the politics of African American medical care in slavery and emancipation
Title
Doctoring freedom
Title remainder
the politics of African American medical care in slavery and emancipation
Statement of responsibility
Gretchen Long
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For enslaved and newly freed African Americans, attaining freedom and citizenship without health for themselves and their families would have been an empty victory. Even before emancipation, African Americans recognized that control of their bodies was a critical battleground in their struggle for autonomy, and they devised strategies to retain at least some of that control. In Doctoring Freedom, Gretchen Long tells the stories of African Americans who fought for access to both medical care and medical education, showing the important relationship between medical practice and political identit
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Cataloging source
MHW
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Long, Margaret Geneva
Index
index present
LC call number
E185 .L384 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WZ 80.5.B5
Series statement
John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Slaves
  • United States
  • Physicians
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 19th Century
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • African Americans
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Doctoring freedom : the politics of African American medical care in slavery and emancipation, Gretchen Long
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- ONE: When the slaves got sick: Antebellum medical practice -- TWO: Sickness rages fearfully among them: A wartime medical crisis and its implications -- THREE: We have come out like men: African American military medical care -- FOUR: We have come to a conclusion to bind ourselves together: African American associations and medical care -- FIVE: No license; nor no deplomer: Regulating private medical practice and public space -- SIX: By nature specially fitted for the care of the sufferer: Black doctors, nurses, and patients after the war -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 234 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469601472
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt61njd
  • 10622F4D-DAB7-4395-8959-A20F9E2BE0ED
System control number
  • (OCoLC)818110569
  • (OCoLC)ocn818110569
Label
Doctoring freedom : the politics of African American medical care in slavery and emancipation, Gretchen Long
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- ONE: When the slaves got sick: Antebellum medical practice -- TWO: Sickness rages fearfully among them: A wartime medical crisis and its implications -- THREE: We have come out like men: African American military medical care -- FOUR: We have come to a conclusion to bind ourselves together: African American associations and medical care -- FIVE: No license; nor no deplomer: Regulating private medical practice and public space -- SIX: By nature specially fitted for the care of the sufferer: Black doctors, nurses, and patients after the war -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 234 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469601472
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt61njd
  • 10622F4D-DAB7-4395-8959-A20F9E2BE0ED
System control number
  • (OCoLC)818110569
  • (OCoLC)ocn818110569

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