American Health Dilemma : a Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of.

Beginning with the origins of Western medicine and science in the ancient world the authors explore the relationship between race, medicine and health care and apply their findings to the African American experience through history.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Byrd, W. Michael
Other Authors: Clayton, Linda A.
Format: eBook
Published: London : Routledge, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; Goals and Objectives; Methodology; Background for Reassessing Race, Class, and Health Care in the United States; The Background; Race, Biology, and Health Care in the United States: Reassessing a Relationship; On Race: Examining an Enigma; The Evolution of a Racially Unequal Health System; Race Explored: A Life Sciences/Health Care Perspective; Race: An Intellectual History; Race: A History of Science Perspective; Race, Medicine, and Science: Ancient Relationships.
  • Race, Medicine, and Science: The Middle AgesRace, Medicine, and Science during the Renaissance and Reformation; Race, Medicine, and Science in the Age of Reason and Enlightenment; Nineteenth-Century Race, Science, and Medicine; The Social Sciences and Twentieth-Century Race, Science, and Medicine; Race, Class, Ethnic Politics, and Health Care; Evaluative Benchmarks of Black Progress; Strategies to Overcome a Dream Deferred: Race, Justice, and.