University of North Carolina Press
Health Care as a Avenue of Change in the South
Doctoring Freedom explores the ways in which African Americans “creatively asserted themselves as independent, discerning, and deserving patients" (5), resisting the efforts of slaveholders to exert complete control over their bodies a....
"Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 15
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol15/iss3/8