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Author Whorton, James C., 1942-

Title Nature cures [electronic resource] : the history of alternative medicine in America / James C. Whorton.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2002.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 368 p. : ill.
Note Notes: p. 311-359.
Includes indexes.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Preface -- Part I The Nineteenth Century: Natural Healing -- 1. The Hippocratic Heresy: Alternative Medicine's Worldview -- 2. Every Man His Own Physician: Thomsonianism -- 3. Dilutions of Grandeur: Homeopathy -- 4. Physical Puritanism: Hygeiotherapy -- 5. Magnetism and Mind: From Mesmerism to Christian Science -- Part II The Early Twentieth Century: Drugless Healing -- 6. The Licensing Question: The Campaign for Medical Freedom -- 7. The Rule of the Artery: Osteopathy -- 8. Innate Intelligence: Chiropractic -- 9. Therapeutic Universalism: Naturopathy -- Part III The Late Twentieth Century: Holistic Healing -- 10. From Medical Cultism to Alternative Medicine -- 11. The Holistic Health Explosion: Acupuncture -- 12. From Alternative Medicine to Complementary Medicine -- Conclusion The Twenty-first Century: The Age of Curapathy? -- Abbreviations -- Notes -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Alternative medicine -- United States -- History.
Alternative medicine -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0195140710

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