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The Prisoner-of-War Experience

David R. Bush

in I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores how the individual prisoner-of-war (POW) experience is crucial in developing stronger, humane treatment of POW. The accounts that Wesley provided through the historic and ... More


Treatments from Father, Father's Death, Prolonged Vomiting, and Treatments from Dr. Gully with Hydropathy at Malvern

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Charles Darwin's 1842–45 letters to his Shrewsbury family reveal how he continued to depend on his father for advice, assistance, and medical treatment. During these years, Darwin's father remained ... More


I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

David R. Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

There was no standard treatment for prisoners-of-war (POW) during the American Civil War by either the Union or the Confederacy. Each side struggled with the incarceration and civilized treatment of ... More


Treatment, Adherence, and Self-Preservation

Laura D. Stanley

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines why many gay men with HIV infection do not adhere fully, or at all, in taking their prescribed medications. Based on in-depth interviews, it shows that many gay men are ... More


Self-Observation and Doing Dr. Gully's Treatment at Down and Then Self-Observation and Treating Himself

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Charles Darwin followed Dr. James Gully's directions and adapted the Malvern treatments to life at Down. He also recorded that over a period of twenty-one months, he treated himself with several ... More


Prolonged Vomiting and Treatments from Doctors Jenner, Chapman, and Bence Jones

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Charles Darwin went on to express frustrations over Dr. William Jenner's frequent changes of medication and with treatments by other doctors. He vomited almost every day from 21 April through 1 May. ... More


Medical Humanitarianism and Health as a Human Right on the Haitian-Dominican Border

Pierre Minn

in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the practices and discourses accompanying the provision of medical services in the Dominican Republic to Haitians. Research conducted at a border hospital in Dajabón brings into ... More


Illness and Death

Mercedes Cros Sandoval

in Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030203
eISBN:
9780813039565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030203.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses beliefs regarding illness and death. The believers of Santería think that arun or disease is actually caused by both natural and supernatural factors. Santeros and santeras ... More


Life, Death, and Burial of Children on the North Coast of Peru: An Integrative and Interpretive Bioarchaeological Perspective (850 BC–AD 1750)

Haagen D. Klaus

in Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056807
eISBN:
9780813053653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056807.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter examines bioarchaeological data funerary patterns, and other contextual data derived from a sample of nearly 900 subadults who lived and died in the Lambayeque region of Peru's north ... More


Claiming Historical Truth in the Era of Neoliberal Multiculturalism, 1990–2010

Joanna Crow

in The Mapuche in Modern Chile: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044286
eISBN:
9780813046273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044286.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 scrutinizes the spaces opened up and constraints imposed by state-sponsored (neoliberal) multiculturalism in post-dictatorship Chile. Focusing mainly on the government of the third ... More


Introduction: Basic Assumptions

Grace Turner

in Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space: The Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century African-Bahamian Cemetery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400202
eISBN:
9781683400493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400202.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The theoretical framework for this work is based on W.E.B. DuBois’s concept of “double consciousness” outlined in The Soulsof Black Folk, 1903. This concept helps portray the transition from ... More


Continuity and Change at Raiford

Vivien M. L. Miller (ed.)

in Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813039855
eISBN:
9780813043760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039855.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapters 7, 8, and 9 focus largely on the experiences of Grade 2 inmates at Raiford prison farm during the 1930s and 1940s. This chapter examines official efforts to prolong commercial farming as an ... More


Prison Health Care

Vivien M. L. Miller (ed.)

in Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813039855
eISBN:
9780813043760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039855.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The withholding of medical care from some prisoners was part of the state's penal disciplinary apparatus, but there were also improvements in prison healthcare provision that benefitted many inmates. ... More


Ritualistic Treatment of the Deceased

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver

in Bioarchaeology of Classical Kamarina: Life and Death in Greek Sicily

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061122
eISBN:
9780813051406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061122.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 6 examines the graves, burial containers and their orientations, as well as the body positions of the Passo Marinaro sample in order to discern ritualistic patterns and infer the symbolic ... More


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