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Working cures : healing, health, and power on Southern slave plantations

Author: Sharla M Fett
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2002.
Series: Gender & American culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of black health under slavery showing how herbalism, conjuring, midwifery and other African American healing practices became arts of resistance in the antebellum South and invoked  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fett, Sharla M.
Working cures.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001057016
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharla M Fett
OCLC Number: 748909961
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
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Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Gender & American culture.
Responsibility: Sharla M. Fett.

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"An excellent study sure to invigorate interests in the history of medicine in the antebellum South." - Tera W. Hunter, Carnegie Mellon University

 
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