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Author Trujillo-Pagán, Nicole E. (Nicole Elise), author.

Title Modern colonization by medical intervention : U.S. medicine in Puerto Rico / Nicole Trujillo-Pagán.

Publication Info. Chicago : Haymarket Books, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  362.10 TRU    Check Shelf
Description 250 pages ; 23 cm
Series Studies in critical social sciences, 1573-4234 ; volume 58
Studies in critical social sciences ; v. 58. 1573-4234
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-244) and index.
Contents A matter of life and death -- Anemia and autonomy -- Colonial interventions on public health and the bifurcation of Puerto Rican medicine -- National physicians and professional prestige -- Race, progress and national identity -- Decolonizing dominant narratives.
Subject Rural health services -- Puerto Rico.
Medicine -- Political aspects -- Puerto Rico.
Medicine, Rural -- Practice -- Puerto Rico.
Physicians -- Puerto Rico -- Social conditions.
Tropical medicine -- Puerto Rico.
United States -- Relations -- Puerto Rico.
International relations. (OCoLC)fst00977053
Medicine -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst01015011
Medicine, Rural -- Practice. (OCoLC)fst01015369
Physicians -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01062918
Rural health services. (OCoLC)fst01101665
Tropical medicine. (OCoLC)fst01157469
Puerto Rico. (OCoLC)fst01205432
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
ISBN 9781608464197 (pbk.)
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