Doctoring freedom : the politics of African American medical care in slavery and emancipation /

For enslaved and newly freed African Americans, attaining freedom and citizenship without health for themselves and their families would have been an empty victory. Even before emancipation, African Americans recognized that control of their bodies was a critical battleground in their struggle for a...

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Main Author: Long, Margaret Geneva, (Author)
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2012]
Series:John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
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