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Author Weaver, Karol K. (Karol Kimberlee)
Title Medical revolutionaries : the enslaved healers of eighteenth-century Saint Domingue / Karol K. Weaver
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2006
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 Ethnology Library  R475.H2 W43 2006    AVAILABLE    30520020656139
Descript xii, 163 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-156) and index
Saint Domingue : life in the torrid zone -- European medicine in the torrid zone -- Enslaved healers on the plantation -- Enslaved herbalists -- Makandal and the medical care of animals : the veterinarians who inspired the Haitian revolution -- Magnetism in eighteenth-century Saint Domingue : the case of the enslaved magnetists and their fight for freedom -- The transformative power of the Kaperlata -- Conclusion : the influence of the enslaved healers -- Yesterday, today, and tomorrow
Subject Medicine -- Haiti -- History -- 18th century
Healing -- Haiti -- History -- 18th century
Slaves -- Medicine -- Haiti -- History -- 18th century
Blacks -- Medicine -- Haiti -- History -- 18th century
Delivery of Health Care -- history -- Haiti
Medicine, Traditional -- history -- Haiti
Social Problems -- history -- Haiti
Politics -- Haiti
African Continental Ancestry Group -- history -- Haiti
History, 18th Century -- Haiti
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