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Medicine and nation building in the Americas, 1890-1940

Author: José Amador
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Health of Empire is a transnational history of public health and intellectual thought following the U.S. imperial expansion of 1898. José Amador shows that physicians and intellectuals in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Brazil, and not just itinerant American health officials, defined the political and cultural terms of public health campaigns"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Amador
ISBN: 9780826520203 0826520200 9780826520210 0826520219
OCLC Number: 878667496
Awards: Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Prize
Description: ix, 219 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Cautionary tales : narratives of disease, danger, and possibility --
Beyond yellow fever eradication : nation and racial gatekeeping in cuba --
The pursuit of health : colonialism and hookworm eradication in Puerto Rico --
Converging missions : public health bandeiras and rockefeller philanthropy in Brazil --
A turn to culture : public health legacies and transnational academic circuits.
Responsibility: José Amador.

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