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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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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