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Author Amador, José, 1970- author

Title Medicine and nation building in the Americas, 1890-1940 / José Amador
Published Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2015
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Contents Cautionary tales : narratives of disease, danger, and possibility -- Beyond yellow fever eradication : nation and racial gatekeeping in cuba -- The pursuit of health : colonialism and hookworm eradication in Puerto Rico -- Converging missions : public health bandeiras and rockefeller philanthropy in Brazil -- A turn to culture : public health legacies and transnational academic circuits
Summary "Health of Empire is a transnational history of public health and intellectual thought following the U.S. imperial expansion of 1898. José Amador shows that physicians and intellectuals in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Brazil, and not just itinerant American health officials, defined the political and cultural terms of public health campaigns"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Public Health Administration -- history -- Americas
Disease Eradication -- history -- Americas
History, 19th Century -- Americas
History, 20th Century -- Americas
Social Conditions -- history -- Americas
Medicine -- Latin America -- History
Public health administration -- Latin America -- History
HISTORY / Latin America / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Public health administration.
Social conditions.
Latin America -- History -- 19th century
Latin America -- History -- 20th century
Latin America -- Social conditions -- History
Latin America.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826520227