skip to content
'If You Knew the Conditions' : a Chronicle of the Indian Medical Service and American Indian Health Care, 1908-1955. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

'If You Knew the Conditions' : a Chronicle of the Indian Medical Service and American Indian Health Care, 1908-1955.

Author: David N Dejong
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 1955.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
After their sequestering on reservations across the West, American Indians suffered from appalling rates of disease and morbidity. While the United States Indian Service (Bureau of Indian Affairs) provided some services prior to 1908, it was not until then that the Indian Medical Service was established for the purpose of providing services to American Indians. Born in an era of assimilation and myths of vanishing  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dejong, David N.
'If You Knew the Conditions' : A Chronicle of the Indian Medical Service and American Indian Health Care, 1908-1955.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©1955
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David N Dejong
ISBN: 9780739130384 0739130382
OCLC Number: 851315713
Description: 1 online resource (199 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables; Acknowledgment; 1 ""If You Knew the Conditions""; 2 Organizing the Indian Medical Service; 3 Reform and Reorganization; 4 The Collier Years; 5 Trachoma and Tuberculosis; 6 A Justified Wave of Criticism?; 7 Into the Public Health Service; 8 ""If You Knew the Conditions""; Bibliography; Index.

Abstract:

After their sequestering on reservations across the West, American Indians suffered from appalling rates of disease and morbidity. While the United States Indian Service (Bureau of Indian Affairs) provided some services prior to 1908, it was not until then that the Indian Medical Service was established for the purpose of providing services to American Indians. Born in an era of assimilation and myths of vanishing Indians, the Indian Medical Service provided emergency and curative care with little forethought of preventive medicine. DeJong argues that the U.S. Congress provided little more tha.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/851315713> # 'If You Knew the Conditions' : a Chronicle of the Indian Medical Service and American Indian Health Care, 1908-1955.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "851315713" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Place/lanham> ; # Lanham
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Topic/indians_of_north_america_medical_care_history_20th_century> ; # Indians of North America--Medical care--History--20th century
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.108997073/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Topic/indians_of_north_america_health_and_hygiene> ; # Indians of North America--Health and hygiene
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Organization/united_states_indian_health_service> ; # United States. Indian Health Service.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Topic/indians_of_north_america_medical_care> ; # Indians of North America--Medical care
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Topic/indians_of_north_america_health_and_hygiene_history_20th_century> ; # Indians of North America--Health and hygiene--History--20th century
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Person/dejong_david_n> ; # David N. Dejong
   schema:datePublished "1955" ;
   schema:description "After their sequestering on reservations across the West, American Indians suffered from appalling rates of disease and morbidity. While the United States Indian Service (Bureau of Indian Affairs) provided some services prior to 1908, it was not until then that the Indian Medical Service was established for the purpose of providing services to American Indians. Born in an era of assimilation and myths of vanishing Indians, the Indian Medical Service provided emergency and curative care with little forethought of preventive medicine. DeJong argues that the U.S. Congress provided little more tha."@en ;
   schema:description "Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables; Acknowledgment; 1 ""If You Knew the Conditions""; 2 Organizing the Indian Medical Service; 3 Reform and Reorganization; 4 The Collier Years; 5 Trachoma and Tuberculosis; 6 A Justified Wave of Criticism?; 7 Into the Public Health Service; 8 ""If You Knew the Conditions""; Bibliography; Index."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/138074827> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#CreativeWork/if_you_knew_the_conditions_a_chronicle_of_the_indian_medical_service_and_american_indian_health_care_1908_1955> ;
   schema:name "'If You Knew the Conditions' : a Chronicle of the Indian Medical Service and American Indian Health Care, 1908-1955."@en ;
   schema:productID "851315713" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/851315713#PublicationEvent/lanham_lexington_books_1955> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Agent/lexington_books> ; # Lexington Books
   schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/columbia/detail.action?docID=1210655> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1210655> ;
   schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1210655> ;
   schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ben/detail.action?docID=1210655> ;
   schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1210655> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780739130384> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/851315713> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Agent/lexington_books> # Lexington Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Lexington Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Organization/united_states_indian_health_service> # United States. Indian Health Service.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "United States. Indian Health Service." ;
   schema:name "United States. Indian Health Service" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Person/dejong_david_n> # David N. Dejong
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Dejong" ;
   schema:givenName "David N." ;
   schema:name "David N. Dejong" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Topic/indians_of_north_america_health_and_hygiene> # Indians of North America--Health and hygiene
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Indians of North America--Health and hygiene"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Topic/indians_of_north_america_health_and_hygiene_history_20th_century> # Indians of North America--Health and hygiene--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Indians of North America--Health and hygiene--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Topic/indians_of_north_america_medical_care> # Indians of North America--Medical care
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Indians of North America--Medical care"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#Topic/indians_of_north_america_medical_care_history_20th_century> # Indians of North America--Medical care--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Indians of North America--Medical care--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/138074827#CreativeWork/if_you_knew_the_conditions_a_chronicle_of_the_indian_medical_service_and_american_indian_health_care_1908_1955>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "'If You Knew the Conditions' : A Chronicle of the Indian Medical Service and American Indian Health Care, 1908-1955." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/851315713> ; # 'If You Knew the Conditions' : a Chronicle of the Indian Medical Service and American Indian Health Care, 1908-1955.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780739130384>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0739130382" ;
   schema:isbn "9780739130384" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/851315713>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/851315713> ; # 'If You Knew the Conditions' : a Chronicle of the Indian Medical Service and American Indian Health Care, 1908-1955.
   schema:dateModified "2018-11-11" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .

<https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ben/detail.action?docID=1210655>
   rdfs:comment "(access limited to Benedictine University patrons)" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.