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Lotions, potions, pills, and magic : health care in early America / Elaine Breslaw.

Breslaw, Elaine G., 1932-
Date
[2012], ©2012
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Publication/Creation

New York ; London : New York University Press, [2012], ©2012.

Physical description

xiv, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Contents

Columbian Exchange -- Epidemics -- Tools of the Trade -- Abundance -- Wartime -- New Nation -- Giving Birth -- The Face of Madness -- Democratic Medicine -- Public Health -- Conclusion.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-226) and index.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 9780814787175
  • 0814787177
  • 9780814787182
  • 0814787185
  • 9780814739389
  • 0814739385