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This history was written in its original form in January, 1929, and appeared in that form in the May number, 1929, of the Annals of Medical History. Its publication aroused much interest, and this, with the recent prominent position of Haiti in the public eye, led to its publication in this form. Haitian history is a tale of turbulence, warfare and bloodshed, of intrigue and political factions, of comic opera revolutions, and of thinly-veneered civilization. Scratch its surface and one finds beneath it the savagery of Central Africa and the superstitious horrors of voodooism. The tom-tom still reverberates in the
History of Haitian Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:513–514. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-5-513
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;4(5):513-514.
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