Encyclopedia of Folk Medicine: Old World and New World Traditions

Encyclopedia of Folk Medicine: Old World and New World Traditions

by Gabrielle Hatfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 1576078744

ISBN-13: 9781576078747

Pub. Date: 12/12/2003

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A wide-ranging compilation on the materia medica of the ordinary people of Britain and North America, comparing practices in both places.

• Over 200 A–Z entries on all aspects of folk medicine from asthma and childbirth to poultice and warts

• Primary source documents from a variety of public archives and private collections

Overview

A wide-ranging compilation on the materia medica of the ordinary people of Britain and North America, comparing practices in both places.

• Over 200 A–Z entries on all aspects of folk medicine from asthma and childbirth to poultice and warts

• Primary source documents from a variety of public archives and private collections

• Illustrations of plant, animal, and mineral sources for folk remedies

• Complete and extensive end-of-entry references

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576078747
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/12/2003
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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