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Author Weiner, Marli Frances, 1953-
Title Sex, sickness, and slavery : illness in the antebellum South / Marli F. Weiner with Mazie Hough.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012]
2012

Author Weiner, Marli Frances, 1953-
Subject Diseases -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Diseases -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Medicine -- Practice -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Physicians -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Sex differences -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Race -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Disease -- history -- Southeastern United States.
History of Medicine -- Southeastern United States.
History, 19th Century -- Southeastern United States.
Human Body -- Southeastern United States.
Race Relations -- Southeastern United States.
Sex Factors -- Southeastern United States.
Social Conditions -- Southeastern United States.
Alt Name Hough, Mazie.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents Introduction: The Political Body -- Constructing Race -- Constructing Sex -- Placed Bodies -- Ambiguous Bodies -- The Examined Body -- The Unexamined Body -- The Diseased Body -- Conclusion: The Body Politic.
Summary This study of medical treatment in the antebellum South argues that Southern physicians' scientific training and practice uniquely entitled them to formulate medical justification for the imbalanced racial hierarchies of the period.
Note English.
ISBN 9780252036996 cloth : acid-free paper
9780252094071 epub
0252094077
1283582767
9781283582766
9786613895219
6613895210
0252036999
025208053X
9780252080531
ISBN/ISSN 9786613895219
40021126441
OCLC # 1097143519
Additional Format Print version: Sex, sickness, and slavery 9780252036996 (cloth : acid-free paper) (DLC) 2011046500


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