Working cures healing, health, and power on southern slave plantations /

An exploration of black health under slavery showing how herbalism, conjuring, midwifery and other African American healing practices became arts of resistance in the antebellum South and invoked conflicts between the slave doctors and the whites who attempted to supervise their work.

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Main Author: Fett, Sharla M.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2002.
Series:Gender & American culture.
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