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Published January, 2021
By Cristina Rivera Garza and Laura Kanost
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
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Provides the first inside view of the workings of La Castaneda General Insane Asylum - a public mental health institution founded in Mexico City in 1910 only months before the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution.

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Published September, 2019
By Lynn Downey
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
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In 1911 Dr Philip King Brown opened the Arequipa Sanatorium in Marin County. Together, Brown and his all-female staff gave new life to hundreds of working-class women suffering from tuberculosis in early-twentieth-century California. This book tells a vivid story of the sanatorium, Brown and his talented team of Progressive women.

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Published May, 2019
By Clifford E. Trafzer
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
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Native Americans long resisted Western medicine - but had less power to resist Western diseases. As the Office of Indian Affairs entered the business of health and medicine, Native peoples reluctantly began to allow Western medicine into their communities. This book traces this transition in the Mission Indian Agency of Southern California.

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In 1876 James Madison DeWolf accepted the assignment of contract surgeon for the Seventh Cavalry. Killed in the early stages of the Battle of Little Big Horn, he left behind an eyewitness account in his diary and correspondence. This is the first annotated edition of these rare accounts since 1958, and the most complete treatment to date.

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Published April, 2019
By Jonathan Yahalom and Xavier E Cagigas
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
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Provides an emotionally evocative, story-rich analysis of family caregiving for Oaxacan elders living with dementia. Based on his extensive research in a Zapotec community, Jonathan Yahalom presents the conflicted experience of providing care in a setting where illness is steeped in stigma and locals are concerned about social cohesion.

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Published April, 2019
By Jonathan Yahalom and Xavier E Cagigas
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
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Provides an emotionally evocative, story-rich analysis of family caregiving for Oaxacan elders living with dementia. Based on his extensive research in a Zapotec community, Jonathan Yahalom presents the conflicted experience of providing care in a setting where illness is steeped in stigma and locals are concerned about social cohesion.

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Published May, 2018
By Paul Kelton
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
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How smallpox, or Variola, caused widespread devastation during the European colonization of the Americas is a well-known story. But as historian Paul Kelton informs us, that's precisely what it is: a convenient story.

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Presents an annotated edition of James Madison DeWolf's field diary. The diary includes an eyewitness account of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Todd Harburn bridges also provides a detailed biography of DeWolf as well as extensive editorial insight into his writings.

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Published January, 2017
By Rowland Willard and Joy L Poole
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
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Recalls the early days of the Santa Fe Trail trade and westward American migration, when a doctor from Missouri could cross paths with mountain men, traders, Mexican clergymen, and government officials on their way to new opportunities.

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Published August, 2015
By P Willey and Douglas D Scott
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
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Written documentation, archaeological and osteological research suggest that the soldiers of the Seventh Cavalry represented a cross section of the men who joined the army as a whole at the time. This book examines the Seventh's medical records to determine the health of the nineteenth-century US Army.

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