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by Todd L. Savitt




Offers an insight into the alleged medical differences between whites and blacks that translated as racial inferiority. This work evaluates the diet, hygiene, clothing, and living and working conditions of African Americans, and analyzes the diseases and health conditions that afflicted them in urban areas, at industrial sites, and on plantations.
Download Medicine and Slavery: The Diseases and Health Care of Blacks in Antebellum Virginia (Blacks in the New World) epub
ISBN: 025200874X
ISBN13: 978-0252008740
Category: Other
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
Author: Todd L. Savitt
Language: English
Publisher: University of Illinois Press (January 1, 1981)
Pages: 352 pages
ePUB size: 1920 kb
FB2 size: 1607 kb
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 430
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great ant
Such a well written book. It's so good I have been getting other books written by this author. Great resource material.
Blackbeard
A welcome addition to my collection of Black History
Leceri
This book is an excellent secondary resource. Todd Savitt has compiled information usuing primary resources that allows the reader to understand the practical elements of health care for African Americans as well as poor whites during the antebellum time period.
Nilabor
Thank you!
Rainbearer
This really opened my eyes to what the slaves went through. Guinea pigs and no one to prevent it!