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Intensely Human The Health of the Black Soldier in the American Civil War by Margaret Humphreys

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Black studies,
  • Civil war,
  • History Of Medicine,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • Medical,
  • History - Military / War,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Military - United States,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • History,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Health aspects,
  • Participation, African American,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11207181M
ISBN 100801886961
ISBN 109780801886966

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