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Lyle Saunders

Cultural Differences and Medical Care

Russell Sage Foundation

1955 Nonfiction

Cultural Differences and Medical Care
This book is an important addition both to the list of general works about the culture of the Spanish-speaking people of the Southwest and to the study of medicine as a part of culture. Saunders presents the book as a general account of Spanish-American culture “to enable professional people who work with members of the Spanish-speaking group to have some insights into factors that may underlie some of their behavior.” He succeeds admirably.

Lyle Saunders is a sociologist and on the staff of the Department of Preventative Medicine of the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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    Lyle Saunders

    Born: 1907

    Other Works

    • Spanish-Speaking Americans and Mexican-Americans in the United States (1944)
    • A Guide to Materials Bearing on Cultural Relations in New Mexico (1944)
    • The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas (1951)

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