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100 1  Valenčius, Conevery Bolton,|d1969- 
245 14 The health of the country :|bhow American settlers 
       understood themselves and their land /|cby Conevery Bolton
       Valenčius 
250    1st ed 
260    New York :|bBasic Books,|c©2002 
300    viii, 388 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-372) and 
       index 
505 0  "Healthy country". "Is it thriving & healthy?" -- Sources 
       -- Making American territory -- "New country". "Wild" land
       and "new" -- Acclimation --Literature of settlement -- 
       "Movers" and "improvers" -- Early Arkansas and Missouri --
       Native peoples -- Emigration stories, Black andwhite -- 
       Body. Medicine and the demands of health -- Force and flow
       -- Blood -- Intake and outgo -- "Risings" and release -- 
       Derangement and proper management -- Change -- Chills and 
       fevers -- Places. "Place " -- Telling the "Health of the 
       country" -- Indoors and out -- Climate and constitution --
       Movement -- Airs. Reading the air -- Miasma -- Smell -- 
       Counteraction -- Disgust -- Expertise and common knowledge
       -- Change and the perils of human action -- Blurred 
       boundaries -- Waters. Conduit -- Blessing -- Threat -- 
       Flood -- Swamp -- Sloughs of the spirit -- Wondrous waters
       : healing springs -- Local knowledge : medical geography 
       and the intellectual hinterland. "On the medical 
       topography of Saint Charles County, Mo." -- Science of the
       local -- Politics of local knowledge -- Professional 
       anxieties of the periphery -- Regional boosterism and 
       southern medicine -- Uses of history -- Models for 
       hinterland practice -- Cultivation. Agriculture as 
       material and moral imperative -- Farm work 
505 0  Cultivation and sense of self -- Fertility and generation 
       -- Changes wrought by cultivation -- Crisis -- Racial 
       anxiety. Peoples and places -- Environmental belonging -- 
       Vulnerability of the racial self -- Blurred boundaries -- 
       Proper place : free Black identity -- Mixedness and the 
       problem of color -- Failure of order 
520    Describes western expansion life and how settlers used a 
       combination of science, intuition, popular wisdom, and 
       observation to evaluate their surroundings and the effect 
       on their health 
650  0 Medical geography|zArkansas|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Medical geography|zMissouri|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Environmental health|zArkansas|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Environmental health|zMissouri|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Health attitudes|zArkansas|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Health attitudes|zMissouri|xHistory|y19th century 
650 12 Attitude to Health|zUnited States 
650 12 Environmental Health|zUnited States|xHistory 
650 22 Climate|zUnited States 
650 22 Geography|zUnited States 
650 22 History, 18th Century|zUnited States 
650 22 History, 19th Century|zUnited States 
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