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Missions for science : U.S. technology and medicine in America's African world

Author: David McBride
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2002.
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This text explores how modern and industrial and scientific advances shaped black Atlantic population centres. It provides historical analysis of how shifting environmental factors and disease  Read more...

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McBride, David, 1949-
Missions for science.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001048790
(OCoLC)48241337
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David McBride
ISBN: 1417502401 9781417502400 9780813530673 0813530679
OCLC Number: 55084248
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 308 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Enduring the technology take-off. Machines and plantations : birth of the black belt --
Industry on the Isthmus : the Panama Canal Zone --
Curing the Caribbean : Haiti through the occupation --
Out of the shadows : Liberia before World War II --
Encountering the science superpower. Malaria and modernization : the decline of the black belt --
Alliances and utopias : Liberia's search for development --
Technology of reaction : Haiti and the new dispersal --
Conclusion: Science and Hope.
Responsibility: David McBride.
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