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Contents Acknowledgments List of Illustrations Introduction 1. Saint Domingue: Life in the Torrid Zone 2. European Medicine in the Torrid Zone 3. Enslaved Healers on the Plantation 4. Enslaved Herbalists 5. Makandal and the Medical Care of Animals: The Veterinarians Who Inspired the Haitian Revolution 6. Magnetism in Eighteenth-Century Saint Domingue: The Case of the Enslaved Magnetists and their Fight for Freedom 7. The Transformative Power of the Kaperlata Conclusion: The Influence of the Enslaved Healers-- Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Medicine -- Haiti -- History -- 18th century.
Healing -- Haiti -- History -- 18th century.
Slaves -- Medicine -- Haiti -- History -- 18th century.
Blacks -- Medicine -- Haiti -- History -- 18th century.
Delivery of Health Care -- history -- Haiti.
Medicine, Traditional -- history -- Haiti.
Social Problems -- history -- Haiti.
Politics -- Haiti.
African Continental Ancestry Group -- history -- Haiti.
History, 18th Century -- Haiti.