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Medical Revolutionaries : The Enslaved Healers of Eighteenth-Century Saint Domingue

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How slave healers inspired the Haitian Revolution, toppled the slave system, and led to the loss of Franceshow more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 16mm | 322.05g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252073215
  • 9780252073212
  • 1,302,942

About Karol K. Weaver

Karol Weaver is an assistant professor of American history and the history of medicine at Susquehanna University.show more

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"This slim volume manages to touch on a wide range of fascinating topics: Creole medical cultures, the impact of slavery, the relationship between medicine and power, gender, the legacy of colonial medicine in contemporary Haiti, and even historical memory."--H-LatAm "Medical Revolutionaries is a flawlessly written work that should be of interest to a wide variety of scholars and non-scholars alike."--Journal of African American Historyshow more

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