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In Caring for Equality David McBride chronicles the struggle by African Americans and their white allies to improve poor black health conditions as well as inadequate medical care-caused by slavery, racism, and discrimination-since the arrival of African slaves in America.

Produktbeschreibung
In Caring for Equality David McBride chronicles the struggle by African Americans and their white allies to improve poor black health conditions as well as inadequate medical care-caused by slavery, racism, and discrimination-since the arrival of African slaves in America.
Autorenporträt
David McBride has taught African American health, medical care, and U. S. history for over twenty-five years at three universities-University of Illinois (Springfield), State University of New York (Binghamton), and most recently, Pennsylvania State University (University Park). He has authored three books on black health and medical history: Missions for Science: U.S. Technology and Medicine in America's African World (Rutgers U Press, 2002), From TB to AIDS: Epidemics Among Urban Blacks Since 1900 (SUNY Press, 1991); and Integrating the City of Medicine: Blacks in Philadelphia Health Care, 1910-1965 (Temple U Press, 1988). He has also edited (or co-edited) three books on other areas of U. S. public health, world, and educational history. He is a long-standing panelist for the National Institutes of Health's program on special medical history projects. He has received grants to research black American health care policy and medical history projects from major foundations from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Simon Rifkind Foundation.