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Author McCrea, Heather L.

Title Diseased relations : epidemics, public health, and state-building in Yucatán, Mexico, 1847-1924 / Heather McCrea
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 288 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The politics of prevention : the Maya, smallpox, and vaccination campaigns -- On sacred ground : cholera, burial rites, and cemetery management -- Cholera and the caste war : civilizing campaigns and disease prevention -- Modernizing the periphery : henequen, the caste war, and yellow fever -- Disease prevention, the Rockefeller Foundation, and revolution in Yucatán, 1915-24
Summary This study examines the politics of postcolonial state-building through the lens of disease and public health policy in order to trace how indigenous groups on the periphery of power and geography helped shape the political practices and institutions of m
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Epidemics -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Medical policy -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Public health -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
Disease Outbreaks -- prevention & control.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
Indians, North American -- history.
Social Medicine -- history.
State Government.
Mexico.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826348998 (electronic bk.)
1283636603
661394906X
9780826348999 (electronic bk.)
9781283636605
9786613949066
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)