Table of contents for Stories in the time of cholera : racial profiling during a medical nightmare / Charles L. Briggs with Clara Mantini-Briggs.


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List of Illustrations                             xi
Preface                                           xv
Acknowledgments                                  xxi
INTRODUCTION: DEATH IN THE DELTA                   1
1. PREPARING FOR A BACTERIAL INVASION:
Cholera and Inequality in Venezuela            19
2. EPIDEMIC AT THE DOOR:
Cholera Prevention in the Bureaucratic Imaginary
of Delta Amacuro                               48
3. STORIES OF AN EPIDEMIC FORETOLD:
Cholera Reaches Mariusa                        59
4. FIGHTING DEATH IN A REGIONAL CLINIC:
Cholera Arrives in Pedernales                   81
5. TURNING CHAOS INTO CONTROL:
Initial Responses by Regional Institutions      98
6. CONTAINING AN INDIGENOUS INVASION:
Quarantine in Barrancas                       138
7. EXILE AND INTERNMENT:
The Mariusans on La Tortuga                   163
8. MEDICINE, MAGIC, AND MILITARY MIGHT:
Cholera Control on La Tortuga                 179



9. CULTURE EQUALS CHOLERA: Official Explanations for the Epidemic       199
10. CHALLENGING THE LOGIC OF CULTURE:
Resisting Official Explanations for the Epidemic  224 
11. LOCAL NUMBERS AND GLOBAL POWER:
The Role of Statistics                       256
12. SANITATION AND GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP:
International Institutions
and the Latin American Epidemic              269
13. VIRULENT AFTERMATH:
The Consequences of the Epidemic             298
Notes                                           333
Bibliography                                    373
Index                                           405





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Cholera Venezuela Epidemiology, Cholera Social aspects Venezuela