Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items

  • Keywords: gastrointestinal diseases x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Disease Patterns on the Navajo Reservation

Stephen J. Kunitz

in Disease Change and the Role of Medicine: The Navajo Experience

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520049260
eISBN:
9780520909649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520049260.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter reviews the history of several causes of death on the Navajo reservation. It is noted that tuberculosis therapy brought about the decline in its morbidity and mortality. Additionally, ... More


Illness, Recovery, and Death

in The Hierarchies of Slavery in Santos, Brazil, 1822-1888

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774147
eISBN:
9780804778558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774147.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the illness, medical care, and death of slaves in Santos, Brazil during the 1800s. It explains that the most common causes of death among slaves during this period were ... More


View: