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, 1991 - Health & Fitness - 292 pages
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A rip-roaring grand parade of the American medical sideshow, from the early crusaders through today's health gurus. It is an illustrated history of hucksters, healers, health evangelists and heroes, plus a compendium of remedies from Fletcherizing to phrenology. 120 illustrations.

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Review: The Great American Medicine Show: Being an Illustrated History of Hucksters, Healers, Health Evangelists, and Heroes from Plymouth Rock to the Present

User Review  - Lisa James - Goodreads

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

Review: The Great American Medicine Show: Being an Illustrated History of Hucksters, Healers, Health Evangelists, and Heroes from Plymouth Rock to the Present

User Review  - Goodreads

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
13
Every Man His Own Doctor
23
The Law of Similars
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