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Author Mckiernan-González, John Raymond.
Title Fevered measures [electronic resource] : public health and race at the Texas-Mexico border, 1848-1942 / John Mckiernan-González.
Publication Info. Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents From the Texas-Mexico border to the Mexican-Texas epidemic, 1848-1882 -- The promise of progress : quarantines and the fusion of race and nation -- The appearance of progress : Black labor, smallpox, and the body politics of transnational American citizenship, 1895 -- The power of progress : 1898, Laredo and the limits of quarantine, 1899-1903 -- Domestic tensions at an American crossroads : bordering on gender, labor, and typhus control, 1910-1920 -- Bodies of evidence : vaccination and the body politics of transnational Mexican citizenship, 1910-1920 -- Border quarantine and the Texas-Mexico border : race, citizenship, and national identity, 1920-1940.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Communicable diseases -- Transmission -- Mexican-American Border Region -- Prevention -- History.
Public health -- Mexican-American Border Region -- History.
Emigration and immigration -- Health aspects -- Mexican-American Border Region -- History.
Mexican-American Border Region -- History.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780822352570 0822352575 9780822352761 0822352761 (DLC) 2012011600
ISBN 082239541X (electronic bk.)
9780822395416 (electronic bk.)
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