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Author Savitt, Todd Lee, 1943-
Title Race and medicine in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century America / Todd L. Savitt
Imprint Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c2007
book jacket
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RA448.5.N4 S267 2007    AVAILABLE    30530001005032
Descript x, 453 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-433) and index
Smothering and overlaying of Virginia slave children: a suggested explanation -- Filariasis (elephantiasis) in the United States -- Race, medicine, and the discovery of sickle cell anemia: introduction -- Herrick's 1910 case report of sickle cell anemia, Chicago, Illinois -- Washburn's 1911 case report of sickle cell anemia, Charlottesville, Virginia -- Sickle cell anemia: the invisible malady -- Black health on the plantation -- Medical experimentation and demonstration on blacks in the Old South -- Slave life insurance in Virginia and North Carolina -- The Georgia Freedmen's bureau and the organization of health care, 1865-66 --The rise and decline of African American medical schools: introduction -- Lincoln University Medical Department -- Straight University Medical Department: black medical education in reconstruction New Orleans -- The education of black physicians at Shaw University, 1882-1918 -- Training the "consecrated, skillful, Christian physician": student life at Leonard Medical School -- Four African American proprietary medical colleges, 1888-1923 -- Money versus mission at Knoxville College Medical Department, 1895-1900 -- Abraham Flexner and the black medical schools -- Entering a "white" profession, 1880-1920 -- "A journal of our own": the Medical and surgical observer in late-nineteenth-century America -- Walking the color line: Alonzo McClennan, the Hospital herald, and segregated medicine
Subject African Americans -- Health and hygiene -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Medical care -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Sickle cell anemia -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Racism -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- history -- United States
Delivery of Health Care -- history -- United States
Anemia, Sickle Cell -- history -- United States
Education, Medical -- history -- United States
History, 19th Century -- United States
History, 20th Century -- United States
Alt Title Race & medicine in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century America
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