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Author McBride, David, 1949-

Title Missions for science : U.S. technology and medicine in America's African world / David McBride.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2002.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 308 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-300) and index.
Contents Enduring the technology take-off. Machines and plantations : birth of the black belt -- Industry on the Isthmus : the Panama Canal Zone -- Curing the Caribbean : Haiti through the occupation -- Out of the shadows : Liberia before World War II -- Encountering the science superpower. Malaria and modernization : the decline of the black belt -- Alliances and utopias : Liberia's search for development -- Technology of reaction : Haiti and the new dispersal -- Conclusion: Science and Hope.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Technology transfer -- Southern States.
Technology transfer -- North America.
Technology transfer -- Liberia.
Medical innovations -- Southern States.
Medical innovations -- North America.
Medical innovations -- Liberia.
Biomedical Technology.
International Cooperation.
Technology Transfer.
United States.
Indexed Term Samfundsvidenskab Økonomi.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: McBride, David, 1949- Missions for science. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2002 0813530679 (DLC) 2001048790 (OCoLC)48241337
ISBN 1417502401 (electronic bk.)
9781417502400 (electronic bk.)