Slavery and Medicine: Enslavement and Medical Practices in Antebellum Louisiana
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Part OneOverview of Enslavement and Medicine
The Extent of Medical Care
BrutalityPunishment and the 1ssue of Medical
Protection of Property and Legislation
Labor and Medical Health Care
Part TwoAfricans Medical Theories and Practices
Medical Management Practices and
Medical Experiments Treatments Surgical
NegroSlave Diseases and other 1llness
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