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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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At times mirroring and at Times Shockingly Disparate To The shockingly disparate to the of traditional white American medicine the history of African American health care is a story of traditional healers; oot doctors; midwives; underappreciated and overworked African American physicians; scrupulous and unscrupulous white doctors and scientists; governmental support and epidemics; and poverty every part of this evolves around ace More than 50 years after the publication of An American Dilemma Gunnar Myrdal's 1944 classic about ace elations in the USA An American Health Dilemma presents a comprehensive an. D groundbreaking history and social
Of Race Race Relations 
race ace elations the African medical and public health Beginning with the origins of western medicine science in Egypt Greece and Rome the authors explore the elationship between ace medicine and health care from the precursors of American science and medicine through the days of the slave trade with the harrowing middle passage and eually deadly breaking in period through the Civil War and the gains of econstruction and the eversals caused by Jim Crow laws It offers an extensive examination of the history of intellectual and scientific.
Racism that evolved to give sanction to the mistreatment medical abuse and neglect of African Americans and other non white people Also included are biographical portraits of black medical pioneers like James McCune Smith The First Smith the first American to earn a degree from a
European University And Anecdotal 
university and anecdotal like the tragic story of the Hottentot Venus illustrate larger themes An American Health Dilemma promises to become an irreplaceable and essential look at American and medical history and will provide an invaluable baseline for future exploration of ace and acism in the American health syst.