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Black Skin, White Coats

Nigerian Psychiatrists, Decolonization, and the Globalization of Psychiatry

Black Skin, White Coats( )
Author: Heaton, Matthew M.
Series title:New African Histories Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Ohio University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.95
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"The book's greatest achievement may be its demonstration that the rise and fall of social medicine in the second half of the twentieth century is not merely a story about Europeans and Americans attempting to impose their visions on the rest of the world, but also the story of a collaboration -- albeit a tense, tenuous, and limited collaboration -- in which Africans actively participated." --Canadian Journal of History  Black Skin, White Coats is a history of psychiatry in Nigeria...
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Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Psychopathology / General
History / Africa / General
Medical / Psychiatry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.8 Inches

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