African American Slave Medicine: Herbal and non-Herbal Treatments

Add to wishlistAdded to wishlistRemoved from wishlist 0


Worth: $29.00
(as of Jun 30,2022 06:40:48 UTC – Particulars)

African-American Slave Medication gives a essential examination of how African-American slaves medical wants had been addressed in the course of the years earlier than and surrounding the Civil Battle. Drawing upon ex-slave interviews carried out in the course of the Nineteen Thirties and Forties by the Works Challenge Administration (WPA), Dr. Herbert C. Covey inventories lots of the natural, plant, and non-plant cures utilized by African-American folks practitioners throughout slavery. He demonstrates how lively the slaves had been in their very own medical care and the vital function religion performed within the therapeutic course of. This guide hyperlinks every referenced plant or herb to trendy scientific proof to find out its precise value and results on the sufferers. By way of his examine, Dr. Covey unravels lots of the complicated social relationships discovered between the African-American slaves, Whites, folks practitioners, and sufferers. African-American Slave Medication is a compelling and charming learn that may enchantment to students of African-American historical past and people fascinated with folks drugs.

Writer‏:‎Lexington Books (September 9, 2008)
Paperback‏:‎216 pages
Merchandise Weight‏:‎11.4 ounces
Dimensions‏:‎6.06 x 0.71 x 9.05 inches

User Reviews

0.0 out of 5
Write a review

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “African American Slave Medicine: Herbal and non-Herbal Treatments”

Your email address will not be published.

Fitness Health Outlet
Enable registration in settings - general