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Title Marketplace of the marvelous : the strange origins of modern medicine / by Erika Janik.
Author Janik, Erika.
Publication Boston : Beacon Press, 2014.
Description 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 610 J
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Medicine at the crossroads -- Every man his own physician : thomson's botanic medicine -- The only true science of the mind : phrenology -- Quenching thirst, healing pain : hydropathy -- Dilutions of health : homeopathy -- Hypnotized : mesmer and his mental magic -- Selling snake oil : patent medicine -- Manual medicine : osteopathy and chiropractic -- The fall and rise of alternative medicine.
Subject Alternative medicine -- History.
Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric -- History.
Medicine -- Specialties and specialists -- History.
Medicine -- History.
ISBN 9780807022085 (cloth)
080702208X (cloth)
9780807022092 (ebook)
0807022098 (ebook)

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