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Author Few, Martha, 1964- author.

Title For all of humanity : Mesoamerican and colonial medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala / Martha Few.

Imprint Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2015.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR eBook (C-19)  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : medicine, colonialism, and the enlightenment -- Epidemic death and signs of life -- Typhus and the landscapes of Maya medicine -- Constructing colonial fetuses -- How to inoculate indians -- "This marvelous fluid" -- Colonial humanitarianism and disease.
Summary "For All of Humanity examines the first public health campaigns in Guatemala, southern Mexico, and Central America in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It reconstructs a rich and complex picture of the ways colonial doctors, surgeons, Indigenous healers, midwives, priests, government officials, and ordinary people engaged in efforts to prevent and control epidemic disease"--Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
Subject Indians of Central America -- Medicine -- Guatemala.
Medicine -- Guatemala -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine -- Guatemala -- History -- 18th century.
Public health -- Guatemala -- History -- 19th century.
Public health -- Guatemala -- History -- 18th century.
Epidemics -- prevention & control.
Public Health Practice -- history.
Colonialism -- history.
Indians, Central American -- history.
History, 18th Century.
History, 19th Century.
Central America.
HISTORY -- General.
Guatemala. (OCoLC)fst01205154
Épidémies -- prévention et contrôle.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Guatemala -- Médecine.
Chronological Term 1700-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Few, Martha, 1964- For all of humanity. Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2015 (DLC) 2015005383
ISBN 9780816532278 (electronic bk.)
0816532273 (electronic bk.)
9780816531882 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780816531875 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 40025311831
AU@ 000059481023
DEBBG BV044060490

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