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Author Waldram, James B. (James Burgess)

Title Aboriginal health in Canada : historical, cultural, and epidemiological perspectives / James B. Waldram, D. Ann Herring and T. Kue Young
Edition Second edition
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2006]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  362.108997071 Wal/Ahi 2006  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. An overview of the aboriginal peoples of Canada - 2. Health and disease prior of European contact - 3. Contact and disease - 4. Aboriginal peoples and the health transition - 5. Medical traditions in aboriginal cultures - 6. Traders, whalers, missionaries, and medical aid - 7. The emergence of government health services - 8. The organization and utilization of contemporary health services - 9. Aboriginal healing in the contemporary context - 10. Self-determination and health care - 11. Conclusion
Summary "Aboriginal Health in Canada discusses the complex web of physiological, psychological, spiritual, historical, sociological, cultural, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to health and disease patterns among the Aboriginal peoples of Canada."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [309]-357) and index
Subject Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene -- Canada.
Health Status.
Indians, North American -- history.
Delivery of Health Care -- history.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
Author Herring, Ann, 1951-
Young, T. Kue.
LC no. 2006284364
ISBN 9780802087928 bound
0802087922 bound
0802085792 paperback
9780802085795 paperback