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Title Health and medicine in the circum-Caribbean, 1800-1968 / edited by Juanita De Barros, Steven Palmer and David Wright
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2009
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RA455 H434 2009    AVAILABLE    30530001035567
Descript viii, 309 p. : map ; 24 cm
Series Routledge studies in the social history of medicine ; 33
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-286) and index
"For the benefit of the planters and the benefit of mankind" : the struggle to control midwives and obstetrics on St. Croix, Danish West Indies, 1800-1848 / Niklas Thode Jenson -- "Any elderly, sensible, prudent woman" : the practice and practitioners of midwifery during slavery in the British Caribbean / Tara A. Inniss -- From the plantation to the academy : slavery and the production of Cuban medicine in the nineteenth century / Steven Palmer -- Race and the authorization of biomedicine in Yucat√°n, Mexico / David Sowell -- A benign place of healing? : the contagious diseases hospital and medical discipline in post-slavery Barbados / Denise Challenger -- Tolerating sex : prostitution, gender, and governance in the Dominican Republic, 1880s-1924 / April J. Mayes -- The politics of professionalization : Puerto Rican physicians during the transition from Spanish to US colonialism / Nicole Trujillo-Pag?n -- "Improving the standard of motherhood" : infant welfare in post-slavery British Guiana / Juanita De Barros -- Health in the French Antilles : the impact of the First World War / Jacques Dumont -- The difficulty of unhooking the hookworm : the Rockefeller Foundation, Grace Schneiders-Howard, and public health care in Suriname in the early twentieth century / Rosemarijn Hoefte -- World War II to independence : health, services, and women in Trinidad and Tobago, 1939-1962 / Debbie McCollin -- "Red marly soil" : medicine, environment, and bauxite mining in modern Jamaica, 1938 to post-independence / David McBride
Subject Public health -- Caribbean Area -- History
Medicine -- Caribbean Area -- History
Imperialism -- Health aspects -- Caribbean Area -- History
Public Health -- history -- Caribbean Region
Colonialism -- history -- Caribbean Region
History, 19th Century -- Caribbean Region
History, 20th Century -- Caribbean Region
Social Problems -- history -- Caribbean Region
Alt Author De Barros, Juanita
Palmer, Steven Paul
Wright, David, 1965-
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