Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book Sunning to spine of dj with light rubbing wear to edges. This book belonged to David B. Davis, and bears his hand-printed name. Davis is Emeritus Professor of History at Yale and was the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author Gift inscribed by author ( first name only). 'Widely regarded as the most comprehensive study of its kind, this volume offers valuable insight into the alleged medical differences between whites and blacks that translated as racial inferiority and were used to justify slavery and discrimination. In "Medicine and Slavery", Todd L. Savitt evaluates the diet, hygiene, clothing, and living and working conditions of antebellum African Americans, slave and free, and analyzes the diseases and health conditions that afflicted them in urban areas, at industrial sites, and on plantations'. Some sunning & edge tears on jacket, otherwise in nice condition.
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