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Author McCrea, Heather L.

Title Diseased relations [electronic resource] : epidemics, public health, and state-building in Yucatán, Mexico, 1847-1924 / Heather McCrea.

Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2010.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 288 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : region, ethnography, and medicine in Yucatán, Mexico -- 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 -- Conclusion : outsiders, disease, and public health in modern Yucatán, Mexico -- Afterword : H1N1 and the legacy of uncertainty.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Public health -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Epidemics -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Medical policy -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780826348982
9780826348999 (e-book)

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