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The Resource Health and wellness in colonial America, Rebecca Tannenbaum

Health and wellness in colonial America, Rebecca Tannenbaum

Label
Health and wellness in colonial America
Title
Health and wellness in colonial America
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Tannenbaum
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tannenbaum, Rebecca J.
Dewey number
362.10973
Index
index present
LC call number
R702
LC item number
.T36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Health and wellness in daily life
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diseases and history
  • Public health
  • Medicine
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
Label
Health and wellness in colonial America, Rebecca Tannenbaum
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-232) and index
Contents
1. Factors in health and wellness : The disease environment -- Living conditions and life expectancies -- Health and disease in a transformed America -- 2. Education and training, learned and nonlearned : The training of Native American and African American practitioners -- Anglo-American traditions -- Changes in the eighteenth century -- The first American medical schools -- 3. Faith, religion, and medicine : Christianity and healing -- Native American practices -- African American religion and healing -- Witchcraft and demonic possession -- 4. Women's health : Beliefs about women's bodies : menstruation, sexuality, and conception -- Pregnancy -- Childbirth -- Breastfeeding and breast health -- Fertility and infertility -- 5. Infants' and children's health : Infant and child care in Native American cultures -- Infant and child care in Anglo-American cultures -- Infant and child care in African American cultures -- Accidents and injuries -- Infectious disease -- 6. Infectious disease : First contact epidemics -- Infectious disease and colonial settlement -- Fighting epidemic disease in the colonial city -- 7. "Dangerous trades" and occupational health : The maritime trades -- Female sex workers -- Enslaved workers -- 8. Surgery, dentistry, and orthopedics : Science, surgery, and anatomy in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe -- Who were the surgeons in America? -- Treating trauma -- Cutting for the stone -- Breast cancer and mastectomy -- Dentists and dental care -- 9. The brain and mental disorders : Understandings of the brain in European American culture -- Neurological disease -- Intellectual disability -- Mental illness -- Eighteenth century changes -- 10. The apothecary and his pharmacopeia : Native American traditions -- Native American medicines and Europeans -- African American traditions -- African American exchanges of knowledge -- Anglo-American apothecaries and medicines -- 11. War and health : Colonial era warfare and weapons -- Treating battlefield injuries -- Infectious disease during wartime -- Germ warfare? -- Military hygiene, physicians, and hospitals -- 12. Institutional facilities : Almshouses -- The first American hospitals -- 13. Disease, healing, and the arts : Almanacs and popular print -- Home health guides -- Cotton Mather's Angel of Bethesda -- The poetry of Anne Bradstreet -- Health and medicine in colonial era diaries -- The arts in Native American and African American medicine
Control code
ocn756577006
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 249 p.
Isbn
9780313384905
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012022212
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a401513
  • (OCoLC)756577006
Label
Health and wellness in colonial America, Rebecca Tannenbaum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-232) and index
Contents
1. Factors in health and wellness : The disease environment -- Living conditions and life expectancies -- Health and disease in a transformed America -- 2. Education and training, learned and nonlearned : The training of Native American and African American practitioners -- Anglo-American traditions -- Changes in the eighteenth century -- The first American medical schools -- 3. Faith, religion, and medicine : Christianity and healing -- Native American practices -- African American religion and healing -- Witchcraft and demonic possession -- 4. Women's health : Beliefs about women's bodies : menstruation, sexuality, and conception -- Pregnancy -- Childbirth -- Breastfeeding and breast health -- Fertility and infertility -- 5. Infants' and children's health : Infant and child care in Native American cultures -- Infant and child care in Anglo-American cultures -- Infant and child care in African American cultures -- Accidents and injuries -- Infectious disease -- 6. Infectious disease : First contact epidemics -- Infectious disease and colonial settlement -- Fighting epidemic disease in the colonial city -- 7. "Dangerous trades" and occupational health : The maritime trades -- Female sex workers -- Enslaved workers -- 8. Surgery, dentistry, and orthopedics : Science, surgery, and anatomy in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe -- Who were the surgeons in America? -- Treating trauma -- Cutting for the stone -- Breast cancer and mastectomy -- Dentists and dental care -- 9. The brain and mental disorders : Understandings of the brain in European American culture -- Neurological disease -- Intellectual disability -- Mental illness -- Eighteenth century changes -- 10. The apothecary and his pharmacopeia : Native American traditions -- Native American medicines and Europeans -- African American traditions -- African American exchanges of knowledge -- Anglo-American apothecaries and medicines -- 11. War and health : Colonial era warfare and weapons -- Treating battlefield injuries -- Infectious disease during wartime -- Germ warfare? -- Military hygiene, physicians, and hospitals -- 12. Institutional facilities : Almshouses -- The first American hospitals -- 13. Disease, healing, and the arts : Almanacs and popular print -- Home health guides -- Cotton Mather's Angel of Bethesda -- The poetry of Anne Bradstreet -- Health and medicine in colonial era diaries -- The arts in Native American and African American medicine
Control code
ocn756577006
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 249 p.
Isbn
9780313384905
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012022212
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a401513
  • (OCoLC)756577006

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