On the Susceptibility of the Caucasian and African Races to the Different Classes of Disease

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Title

On the Susceptibility of the Caucasian and African Races to the Different Classes of Disease

Subject

Differences in the prevalence of disease--including rates of miscarriage--between white and Black women

Description

A page from Southern Medical Reports containing an 1849 study conducted by Dr. E. M. Pendleton of Georgia on differences in the prevalence of certain diseases--including rates of miscarriage--between free white and enslaved Black women.

Creator

E. M. Pendleton, M.D.

Publisher

physical: Southern Medical Reports vol. 1 (1849)

digital: Watkinson Library and Trinity College Archives, Trinity College (Hartford, CT)

Date

1849

Rights

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Language

English

Type

Text

Original Format

Printed paper

Citation

E. M. Pendleton, M.D., “On the Susceptibility of the Caucasian and African Races to the Different Classes of Disease,” Watkinson Library - Virtual Museum, accessed June 14, 2024, https://watkinsonlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/389.

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