Caring for equality : a history of African American health and healthcare / David McBride.

Author
McBride, David, 1949- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
  • ©2018
Description
1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations.

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In Caring for Equality David McBride chronicles the struggle by African Americans and their white allies to improve poor black health conditions as well as inadequate medical care-caused by slavery, racism, and discrimination-since the arrival of African slaves in America.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1 Slavery and the Medical Roots
  • 2 Battling for Life in the Civil War and Nadir Eras
  • 3 The Black Medical World
  • 4 Civil Rights, Health Rights
  • 5 War on Poverty and the "Medical Ghetto"
  • 6 Confronting the Black Health Crisis
  • 7 The AIDS Era and the Time of Katrina
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Chronology
  • Documents
  • Notes
  • Index.
ISBN
1-4422-6060-2
OCLC
1041911570
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