Introduction : region, ethnography, and medicine in Yucatan, Mexico -- The politics of prevention : the Maya, smallpox, and vaccination campaigns -- On sacred ground : cholera, burial rites, and cemetery management -- Cholera and the caste war : civilizing campaigns and disease prevention -- Modernizing the periphery : henequen, the caste war, and yellow fever -- Disease prevention, the Rockefeller Foundation, and revolution in Yucatan, 1915-24 -- Conclusion : outsiders, disease, and public health in modern Yucatan, Mexico -- Afterword : H1N1 and the legacy of uncertainty.
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