The Resource The health of the country : how American settlers understood themselves and their land, Conevery Bolton Valencius

The health of the country : how American settlers understood themselves and their land, Conevery Bolton Valencius

Label
The health of the country : how American settlers understood themselves and their land
Title
The health of the country
Title remainder
how American settlers understood themselves and their land
Statement of responsibility
Conevery Bolton Valencius
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
614.4209767
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA792
LC item number
.V35 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The health of the country : how American settlers understood themselves and their land, Conevery Bolton Valencius
Label
The health of the country : how American settlers understood themselves and their land, Conevery Bolton Valencius
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy036/2002004400.html
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2002
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Healthy country". "Is it thriving & healthy?" -- Sources -- Making American territory -- "New country". "Wild" land and "new" -- Acclimation -- Literature of settlement -- "Movers" and "improvers" -- Early Arkansas and Missouri -- Native peoples -- Emigration stories, Black andwhite -- Body. Medicine and the demands of health -- Force and flow -- Blood -- Intake and outgo -- "Risings" and release -- Derangement and proper management -- Change -- Chills and fevers -- Places. "Place " -- Telling the "Health of the country" -- Indoors and out -- Climate and constitution -- Movement -- Airs. Reading the air -- Miasma -- Smell -- Counteraction -- Disgust -- Expertise and common knowledge -- Change and the perils of human action -- Blurred boundaries -- Waters. Conduit -- Blessing -- Threat -- Flood -- Swamp -- Sloughs of the spirit -- Wondrous waters : healing springs -- Local knowledge : medical geography and the intellectual hinterland. "On the medical topography of Saint Charles County, Mo." -- Science of the local -- Politics of local knowledge -- Professional anxieties of the periphery -- Regional boosterism and southern medicine -- Uses of history -- Models for hinterland practice -- Cultivation. Agriculture as material and moral imperative -- Farm work
  • Cultivation and sense of self -- Fertility and generation -- Changes wrought by cultivation -- Crisis -- Racial anxiety. Peoples and places -- Environmental belonging -- Vulnerability of the racial self -- Blurred boundaries -- Proper place : free Black identity -- Mixedness and the problem of color -- Failure of order
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Extent
viii, 388 pages
Isbn
9780465089871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm61861985
  • (OCoLC)61861985

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