Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

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In the natural course of events, humans fall sick and die. The history of medicine bristles with attempts to find new and miraculous remedies, to work with and against nature to restore humans to health and well-being. In this book, Londa Schiebinger examines medicine and human experimentation in the Atlantic World, exploring the circulation of people, disease, plants, and knowledge between Europe, Africa, and the Americas. She traces the development of a colonial medical complex from the 1760s, when a robust experimental ...

Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World 2017, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9781503602915

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Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World 2017, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9781503600171

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