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Author Amador, José, 1970- author
Title Medicine and nation building in the Americas, 1890-1940 / José Amador
Imprint Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, [2015]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  R464.5 A481 2015    AVAILABLE    30530001286525
Descript ix, 219 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-210) and index
Cautionary tales : narratives of disease, danger, and possibility -- Beyond yellow fever eradication : nation and racial gatekeeping in cuba -- The pursuit of health : colonialism and hookworm eradication in Puerto Rico -- Converging missions : public health bandeiras and rockefeller philanthropy in Brazil -- A turn to culture : public health legacies and transnational academic circuits
"Health of Empire is a transnational history of public health and intellectual thought following the U.S. imperial expansion of 1898. José Amador shows that physicians and intellectuals in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Brazil, and not just itinerant American health officials, defined the political and cultural terms of public health campaigns"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Public health administration -- North America -- History
Public health administration -- Latin America -- History
Latin America -- Social conditions
Medicine -- Latin America -- History
Latin America -- History -- 19th century
Latin America -- History -- 20th century
Public Health Administration -- history -- Americas
Disease Eradication -- history -- Americas
History, 19th Century -- Americas
History, 20th Century -- Americas
Social Conditions -- history -- Americas
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