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A doctor among the Oglala Sioux Tribe : the letters of Robert H. Ruby, 1953-1954

Author: Robert H Ruby; Cary C Collins; Chas V Mutschler
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1953 young surgeon Robert H. Ruby began work as the chief medical officer at the hospital on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He began writing almost daily to his sister, describing the Oglala Lakota people he served, his Bureau of Indian Affairs colleagues, and day-to-day life on the reservation."--Inside jacket.
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Genre/Form: Collected Correspondence
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ruby, Robert H.
Doctor among the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)1003192192
Named Person: Robert H Ruby; Robert H Ruby; Robert H Ruby
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Ruby; Cary C Collins; Chas V Mutschler
ISBN: 9780803226258 080322625X
OCLC Number: 449283581
Description: lxx, 366 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The deadliest war --
Timeline of selected events in the life of Robert H. Ruby, MD --
Editors' comment on editorial methodology --
August 1953 --
September 1953 --
October 1953 --
November 1953 --
December 1953 --
January 1954 --
February 1954 --
March 1954 --
April 1954 --
May 1954 --
June 1954 --
July 1954 --
August 1954 --
September 1954 --
October 1954 --
November 1954 --
December 1954 --
Editors' postscript --
Appendix.
Responsibility: Robert H. Ruby ; edited and with an introduction by Cary C. Collins and Charles V. Mutschler.

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"These letters provide a unique glimpse into life at Pine Ridge as well as insights into the daily workings of the IHS."-M.J. Schneider, CHOICE -- M.J. Schneider * CHOICE *

 
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