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Medicine and Slavery: The Diseases and Health Care of Blacks in Antebellum Virginia Todd L. Savitt

Medicine and Slavery: The Diseases and Health Care of Blacks in Antebellum Virginia

Todd L. Savitt

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ISBN : 9780252008740
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352 pages
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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 diseasesMoreOffers 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.