Sick from Freedom

African-American Illness and Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction
Author(s): 
Downs, Jim
ISBN: 
9780199758722
Date published: 
June 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£18.99

Sick from Freedom provides the first study of the health conditions of emancipated slaves and reveals the epidemics, illnesses, and poverty that former slaves suffered from when slavery ended and freedom began.