African American Medical Culture in the Antebellum South: As Remembered in the WPA Narratives

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Barber, Daniel;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: African American studies | Medicine | Folklore | conjure | ethnomedicine | healing | herb | slavery

This project examines the oral accounts of former slaves, as recorded in the WPA narratives in the 1930s, to study the development of African American medical culture in the Antebellum South. Through an examination of these transcribed memories, my research investigates... View more
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