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Author Pollock, Anne, 1975- author
Title Medicating race : heart disease and durable preoccupations with difference / Anne Pollock
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2012
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  RA448.5.N4 P65 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020512901
Descript ix, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Experimental futures : technological lives, scientific arts, anthropological voices
Experimental futures
Note Racial preoccupations and early cardiology -- Making normal populations and making difference in the Framingham and Jackson heart studies -- The durability of African American hypertension as a disease category -- The slavery hypothesis beyond genetic determinism -- Thiazide diuretics at a nexus of associations : racialized, proven, old, cheap -- Bidil: medicating the intersection of race and heart failure
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-252) and index
Subject African Americans -- Medical care
African Americans -- Health and hygiene
Cardiology -- United States
Heart -- Diseases -- United States
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