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Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation

Gretchen Long

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835838
eISBN:
9781469601472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837399_long
Subject:
History, African-American History

For enslaved and newly freed African Americans, attaining freedom and citizenship without health for themselves and their families would have been an empty victory. Even before emancipation, African ... More


By Nature Specially Fitted for the Care of the Sufferer: Black Doctors, Nurses, and Patients after the War

Gretchen Long

in Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835838
eISBN:
9781469601472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837399_long.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the experiences of African Americans as patients, medical students, and doctors from the end of the war through the early twentieth century. Faced with Jim Crow practices of ... More


We Have Come Out Like Men: African American Military Medical Care

Gretchen Long

in Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835838
eISBN:
9781469601472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837399_long.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the experiences of African American military laborers and soldiers in the Union army during the Civil War. Letters and testimonials written by black soldiers to the government ... More


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