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The Resource Sick from freedom : African-American illness and suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction, Jim Downs

Sick from freedom : African-American illness and suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction, Jim Downs

Label
Sick from freedom : African-American illness and suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction
Title
Sick from freedom
Title remainder
African-American illness and suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction
Statement of responsibility
Jim Downs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Downs, Jim
Dewey number
613.089/96073
Index
index present
LC call number
RA448.5.N4
LC item number
D69 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Freedmen
  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Health Status
  • United States
Label
Sick from freedom : African-American illness and suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction, Jim Downs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Ch. 1. Dying to be Free: The Unexpected Medical Crises of War and Emancipation -- Ch. 2. The Anatomy of Emancipation: The Creation of a Healthy Labor Force -- Ch. 3. Freedmen's Hospitals: The Medical Division of the Freedmen's Bureau -- Ch. 4. Reconstructing an Epidemic: Smallpox among Former Slaves, 1862-1868 -- Ch. 5. The Healing Power of Labor: Disabled, Orphaned, Elderly, and Female Freed Slaves in the Postwar South -- Ch. 6. Narrating Illness: Freedpeople's Health Claims at Reconstruction's End -- Conclusion -- Epilogue
Control code
000152837
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 264 p.
Isbn
9780199758722
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012004181
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 152837
  • (OCoLC)760975615
Label
Sick from freedom : African-American illness and suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction, Jim Downs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Ch. 1. Dying to be Free: The Unexpected Medical Crises of War and Emancipation -- Ch. 2. The Anatomy of Emancipation: The Creation of a Healthy Labor Force -- Ch. 3. Freedmen's Hospitals: The Medical Division of the Freedmen's Bureau -- Ch. 4. Reconstructing an Epidemic: Smallpox among Former Slaves, 1862-1868 -- Ch. 5. The Healing Power of Labor: Disabled, Orphaned, Elderly, and Female Freed Slaves in the Postwar South -- Ch. 6. Narrating Illness: Freedpeople's Health Claims at Reconstruction's End -- Conclusion -- Epilogue
Control code
000152837
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 264 p.
Isbn
9780199758722
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012004181
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 152837
  • (OCoLC)760975615

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