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From TB to AIDS: Epidemics among Urban Blacks since 1900

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The author's dual thesis is a direct challenge to traditional interpretations of American medicine, public health, and the African American Health experience.
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The author's dual thesis is a direct challenge to traditional interpretations of American medicine, public health, and the African American Health experience.
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McBride (history and Afro-American studies, SUNY, Binghamton) describes the nature and sociomedical perceptions of the diseases that most gravely affected America's black population from the beginning of the century to the late 1980s. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

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Preface

Introduction: Opening the Historical Path

Part I. Discovering the Black Health Crisis

1. The Southern Negro Problem and the Origins of Sociomedical Racialism

2. The Turn Toward Scientific Epidemiology: Black Migrations, Worls War I, and the New Clinical Order

3. Medicine's First Line of Defense: Building the Black Public Health Sector in the 1920s

Part II. Federal Missions, Racial Realities

4. The Nation-State Confronts the Black Health Crisis: Depressions Through New Deal

5. The Black Health Paradigm Solidifies: From World War II to Pharmacological Revolution

6. Health Care Delivery and a People Divided: Facing the AIDS Epidemic

Appendix: Membership List of the Conference with Negro Leaders/American Social Hygiene Association, 1943

Abbreviations

Notes

Index

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