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Marketplace of the Marvelous

The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine

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"A history of botanical remedies, hypnotic suggestion, water cures, and other alternative medicine in nineteenth-century America"--Dust jacket
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2014]
ISBN: 9780807022092
0807022098
9780807022085
080702208X
Characteristics: 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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BHennessy
Jul 09, 2015

Misplaces reverence toward female perspective found within pre-feminist pseudoscience as validation of those pseudoscientific practices, and mistakes criticism by ardent skeptic Mark Twain as endorsement of patent cures.

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