African American and Cherokee Nurses in Appalachia: A History, 1900-1965 - Contributions to Southern Appalachian Studies (Paperback)Phoebe Ann Pollitt (author)
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Focusing on the careers and contributions of dozens of African American and Eastern Band Cherokee registered nurses, this first comprehensive study of minority nurses in Appalachia documents the quality of healthcare for minorities in the region during the Jim Crow era. Racial segregation in health care and education, and state and federal policies affecting health care for Native Americans are examined in depth.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 525 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
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