Bibliographic Details

Another dimension to the Black diaspora : diet, disease, and racism / Kenneth F. Kiple, Virginia Himmelsteib King.

Author / Creator Kiple, Kenneth F., 1939-
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
Description xix, 295 p. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject African Americans -- Diseases -- History.
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions
African Americans -- Nutrition -- History.
Health and race -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Diseases.
African Americans -- Nutrition.
Health and race.
Slaves -- Social conditions.
United States.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/483144
Other authors / contributors King, Virginia Himmelsteib
ISBN 0521236649 : $29.95
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 278-286.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Part I. African Beginnings: Introduction to part I
  • 1. The black man's cradle and the white man's grave
  • Part II. Immunities: Epidemiology and the Slave Trade: Introduction to part II
  • 2. Yellow fever in black and white
  • 3. Bad air in a new world
  • 4. Tropical killers, race and the peculiar institution
  • Part III. Susceptibilities: Introduction to part III
  • 5. 'Negro diseases': an introductory glimpse
  • 6. Nutrients and nutriments
  • 7. The children
  • 8. Aliments and ailments
  • 9. Selection for infection
  • 10. Cholera and race
  • Part IV. Antebellum Medicine: Introduction to part IV
  • 11. Slave medicine
  • 12. Physicians versus the slaves
  • Part V. Sequelae and Legacy: Introduction to part V
  • 13. Epilogue: cradle to grave
  • Notes
  • Bibliographic essay
  • Index