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Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... We fought against poverty, high infant death rates, disease, and hunger and misery. I would do the same thing again.— Emma Tenayuca, in Zaragosa Vargas, Labor Rights Are Civil Rights seven Between Border Quarantine and the Texas...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... E guepilo Moving between the Border Quarantine and the Texas-Mexico Borderlands Public health professionals sought to explain the differences they identified in the Texas-Mexico borderlands in medical terms. When public health profes...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-082
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
..., Jamaica, to Chief Quarantine Officer, Panama Canal Zone Kingston, Jamaica, April 11, 1921 Sir: This is to inform you that MARCUS GARVEY has applied for the visa of this office for his travel to the Canal Zone and that acting under...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-131
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
..., recipient’s copy. Stamped endorsement. 1. An erroneous reference to the official journal of the NAACP. Chester Harding, Governor, Panama Canal Zone, to Acting Chief Quarantine Officer, Balboa Heights, Panama Canal Zone...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-082
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383505-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8350-5
...couples attending burlesque together appear in Dres- Quarantined! A Case Study sler’s sociological study; more telling, perhaps, is the fact that he employed an anonymous female partici- of Boston’s Combat Zone pant observer to attend a performance and offer her “objective” response to what...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... two The Promise of Progress Quarantines and the Medical Fusion of Race and Nation, 1890–1895 In 1882, most medical authorities in Mexico and the United States considered quarantines medically unacceptable. Agrippa Bell, the head of...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... custom or formalized in law. — Barbara J. Fields four The Power of Progress Laredo and the Limits of Federal Quarantines, 1898–1903 Four days into a state-mandated smallpox quarantine on Laredo, Justo Saun- ders Penn picked up a handbill left...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... This chapter argues that behind the growing emphases on biological surveillance and biopreparedness lies the continuing blunt force of incarceration and quarantine. Reviewing the testimony of Haitian refugees imprisoned by the U.S. Coast Guard in the world’s first AIDS concentration camp at...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... The coda tweaks the question of Buddhism’s relation to sexuality still further by investigating notions of Buddhist-Muslim intimacy in the independent cinema of Thunska Pansittivorakul ( This Area Is under Quarantine , 2008). This film was produced in the context of the perpetual state of...
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
... control tools dating back to the earliest days of empirical microbiology: isolation and quarantine.” —World Health Organization, “SARS” The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003 was char- acterized by several novelties that worried health experts and the public. SARS was...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... Hansen’s disease—evident in medical photography, epidemiological reporting, and literary texts—intensified the quarantine regime established at the Moloka‘i settlements, it also invigorated new patient activisms and other challenges to the colonial regime on the islands. Contrary to some political theories...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... their first military quarantine around what they ultimately called Mexican Texas. The 190-mile-long quarantine line, set along the Texas-Mexico rail- road connecting Laredo and Corpus Christi, medically separated and segre- gated the region from the rest of Texas. The usmhs trumpeted its experience...
Book Chapter

By Rafael Campo
Book: The Enemy
Published: 17 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389576-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8957-6
... with the lepers— the aids ward where I worked was like a shipwreck on some lost, quarantined island. I thought we could have been like brothers, or like lovers, as if in poetry the world could be made whole. By then, you were already dead of course, but how was I to know it? Night was falling...
Published: 02 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392248-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9224-8
... broke out in the city: in 1854 more than one thousand people died of yellow fever; by the 1876 epidemic improved sanitary practices, better public health policies, and more stringent quarantine practices limited the spread of the disease.31 Preventive Measures and Cures Yellow fever was known...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
..., smallpox quarantine and, 13–14, 279 79–80, 119–22; smallpox statistics, Blunt, Walter Fraser, 132, 135–36, 137, 107–8; Tlahualilo colonists in, 101, 140, 141, 144–45, 147 110, 112–19 Body inspections, 15, 182, 185, 193, Cardenas, Justo, anti-vaccination...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... treatments that would roll back the fearsome diseases that still marked the nineteenth century.4 They The Appearance of Progress  79 were a key part of the public face of quarantine. The usmhs wanted quar- antines at key border hubs to combine the skills of the best...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... California traced the initial outbreak to people who maintained contact with itinerant laborers from the Mexican border. These investigations fos- tered the impression that the border quarantine maintained inconsistent vac- cination practices. In the aftermath of large costly vaccination campaigns and...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... to the Dis- ease Records of World Cities, 1888–1912 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998). 34. Collector of Customs William Fitch Report, “Camp Jenner,” August 4, 1895, pp. 1–3, rg 90, United States Public Health Service Files, nc 34, Entry 11, Correspon- dence with Southern Quarantine...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... be quarantined or sent to a hospital.”1 Even more frustrating to Dr. Guiteras was that Laredo’s political and military authorities reported that “the very class of cases I wished to remove to a hospital would absolutely refuse to go, and that there was no authority to force them to do so.”2...