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vii Contents } list of illustrations ix acknowledgments xi chapter one Introduction: Region, Ethnography, and Medicine in Yucatán, Mexico 1 chapter two The Politics of Prevention: The Maya, Smallpox, and Vaccination Campaigns 21 chapter three On Sacred Ground: Cholera, Burial Rites, and Cemetery Management 59 chapter four Cholera and the Caste War: Civilizing Campaigns and Disease Prevention 95 viii chapter five Modernizing the Periphery: Henequen, the Caste War, and Yellow Fever 133 chapter six Disease Prevention, the Rockefeller Foundation, and Revolution in Yucatán, 1915–1924 163 conclusion Outsiders, Disease, and Public Health in Modern Yucatán, Mexico 191 afterword H1N1 and the Legacy of Uncertainty 201 notes 207 bibliography 251 index 279 contents ...

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ISBN
9780826348999
Related ISBN
9780826348982
MARC Record
OCLC
757917119
Pages
310
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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