Slavery and Medicine: Enslavement and Medical Practices in Antebellum Louisiana

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Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Medical - 262 pages
This volume traces the modern critical and performance history of this play, one of Shakespeare's most-loved and most-performed comedies. The essay focus on such modern concerns as feminism, deconstruction, textual theory, and queer theory.
 

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Contents

Part OneOverview of Enslavement and Medicine
3
The Extent of Medical Care
27
BrutalityPunishment and the Issue of Medical
33
Protection of Property and Legislation
45
Labor and Medical Health Care
51
Part TwoAfricans Medical Theories and Practices
69
Medical Management Practices and
77
Medical Experiments Treatments Surgical
99
Part ThreeAfrican Materia Medica and Enslavement
119
African Perceptions of Slaveocracy Medicine
127
African Agency in the Care and Treatment
141
Summary and Conclusion
155
Bibliographic Essay
161
Appendices AD
179
Bibliography
235
Index
261

NegroSlave Diseases and other Illness
109

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