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Aboriginal health in Canada : historical, cultural, and epidemiological perspectives / James B. Waldram, D. Ann Herring and T. Kue Young.

Waldram, James B. (James Burgess) (Author). Herring, Ann, 1951- (Added Author). Young, T. Kue. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RA449 .W35 2006
Barcode: 30731101096059
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802087928 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0802087922 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0802085792 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780802085795 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xii, 367 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto ; University of Toronto Press, c2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. An overview of the aboriginal peoples of Canada -- 2. Health and disease prior of European contact -- 3. Contact and disease -- 4. Aboriginal peoples and the health transition -- 5. Medical traditions in aboriginal cultures -- 6. Traders, whalers, missionaries, and medical aid -- 7. The emergence of government health services -- 8. The organization and utilization of contemporary health services -- 9. Aboriginal healing in the contemporary context -- 10. Self-determination and health care -- 11. Conclusion.
Summary, etc.:
"Aboriginal Health in Canada discusses the complex web of physiological, psychological, spiritual, historical, sociological, cultural, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to health and disease patterns among the Aboriginal peoples of Canada."--Jacket.
Subject: Indigenous peoples > Health and hygiene > Canada.
Native peoples > Health and hygiene > Canada > History.
Native peoples > Medical care > Canada > History.
Native peoples > Medicine > Canada > History.
Native peoples > Health and hygiene > Canada.
Native peoples > Medical care > Canada.
Native peoples > Medical care > Political aspects > Canada.
Native peoples > Medicine > Canada.
Health Status > Canada.
Indians, North American > history > Canada.
Delivery of Health Care > history > Canada.
History, 19th Century > Canada.
History, 20th Century > Canada.
Summary: "Aboriginal Health in Canada discusses the complex web of physiological, psychological, spiritual, historical, sociological, cultural, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to health and disease patterns among the Aboriginal peoples of Canada."--Jacket.
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