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Author Bivins, Roberta E., 1970-

Title Alternative medicine? : a history / Roberta Bivins.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  615.509 B549a 2007    ---  Available
Description xvii, 238 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-223) and index.
Contents Introduction: 'rival systems of medicine'? -- 'What is the burning?' -- Health and 'the new science' -- 'The Chinese have a great deal of wit' -- 'With our western brethern, the case seems to be quite different' -- Conclusion: pragmatism, pluralism, and the (Im)patient-consumer.
Subject Complementary Therapies -- history.
Patient Acceptance of Health Care.
Alternative medicine -- History.
ISBN 0199218870 (alk. paper)
9780199218875 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101319513
NZ1 11448896
NLGGC 308957598

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