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The Resource Nature cures : the history of alternative medicine in America, James C. Whorton

Nature cures : the history of alternative medicine in America, James C. Whorton

Label
Nature cures : the history of alternative medicine in America
Title
Nature cures
Title remainder
the history of alternative medicine in America
Statement of responsibility
James C. Whorton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This text establishes historical context for the contemporary debate over the role of unconventional medicine in health care by examining the evolution of the major alternative systems in America from 1800 onwards
Cataloging source
COCUF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whorton, James C.
Dewey number
615.5/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R733
LC item number
.W495 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2002 K-893
  • WB 900
NLM item number
W628n 2002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative medicine
  • Alternative medicine
  • Médecines parallèles
  • Médecines parallèles
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • Alternative medicine
  • United States
  • Electronic books
  • Complementary Therapies
  • History, 19th Century
  • History, 20th Century
  • United States
Label
Nature cures : the history of alternative medicine in America, James C. Whorton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Notes: p. 311-359
  • Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-359) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Nineteenth Century: Natural Healing -- The Hippocratic Heresy: Alternative Medicine's Worldview -- Every Man His Own Physician: Thomsonianism -- Dilutions of Grandeur: Homeopathy -- Physical Puritanism: Hygeiotherapy -- Magnetism and Mind: From Mesmerism to Christian Science -- The Early Twentieth Century: Drugless Healing -- The Licensing Question: The Campaign for Medical Freedom -- The Rule of the Artery: Osteopathy -- Innate Intelligence: Chiropractic -- Therapeutic Universalism: Naturopathy -- The Late Twentieth Century: Holistic Healing -- From Medical Cultism to Alternative Medicine -- The Holistic Health Explosion: Acupuncture -- From Alternative Medicine to Complementary Medicine
Control code
ocn133159908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195349788
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
311D1502-04A8-4B61-AD98-DBD74C13C1CB
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48957866
  • (OCoLC)133159908
Label
Nature cures : the history of alternative medicine in America, James C. Whorton
Publication
Note
  • Notes: p. 311-359
  • Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-359) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Nineteenth Century: Natural Healing -- The Hippocratic Heresy: Alternative Medicine's Worldview -- Every Man His Own Physician: Thomsonianism -- Dilutions of Grandeur: Homeopathy -- Physical Puritanism: Hygeiotherapy -- Magnetism and Mind: From Mesmerism to Christian Science -- The Early Twentieth Century: Drugless Healing -- The Licensing Question: The Campaign for Medical Freedom -- The Rule of the Artery: Osteopathy -- Innate Intelligence: Chiropractic -- Therapeutic Universalism: Naturopathy -- The Late Twentieth Century: Holistic Healing -- From Medical Cultism to Alternative Medicine -- The Holistic Health Explosion: Acupuncture -- From Alternative Medicine to Complementary Medicine
Control code
ocn133159908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195349788
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
311D1502-04A8-4B61-AD98-DBD74C13C1CB
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48957866
  • (OCoLC)133159908

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