The great American medicine show: being an illustrated history of hucksters, healers, health evangelists, and heroes from Plymouth Rock to the present

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Prentice Hall, Nov 1, 1991 - Health & Fitness - 292 pages
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A history of offbeat medicine in America

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The great American medicine show: being an illustrated history of hucksters, healers, health evangelists, and heroes from Plymouth Rock to the present

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This extensively illustrated, whimsically categorized, and wittily written compendium is distinctly oriented toward the bizarre, the ridiculous, the unusual, and the sublime: for every medical hero ... Read full review

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This book was absolutely fascinating, although, since it's sort of a reference book, it's best to take it in small doses (no pun intended!) The history of medications as we know them today is really ... Read full review

Contents

Early American Medicine
1
Green Medicine
13
Every Man His Own Doctor
23
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