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An American Health Dilemma: A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race: Beginnings to 1900

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An American Health Dilemma: A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race: Beginnings to 1900 - Byrd, W. Michael, and Clayton, Linda A.
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At times mirroring and at times shockingly disparate to the rise of traditional white American medicine, the history of African-American health care is a story of traditional healers; root doctors; granny midwives; underappreciated and overworked African-American physicians; scrupulous and unscrupulous white doctors and scientists; governmental support and neglect; epidemics; and poverty. Virtually every part of this story revolves around race. More than 50 years after the publication of An American Dilemma, Gunnar Myrdal's ...

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An American Health Dilemma: A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race: Beginnings to 1900 2000, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415924498

Hardcover