Kindly Medicine: Physio-Medicalism in America, 1836-1911

Kindly Medicine: Physio-Medicalism in America, 1836-1911

by John S. Haller
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0873385772

ISBN-13: 9780873385770

Pub. Date: 12/08/1997

Publisher: Kent State University Press

Between 1836 and 1911, thirteen physio-medical colleges opened, and then closed, their doors. These authentic American schools, founded on a philosophy of so-called Physio-Medicalism, substituted botanical medicines for allopathy's mineral drugs and promoted the belief that the human body has an inherent "vital force" that can be used to heal. In Kindly Medicine, John

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Between 1836 and 1911, thirteen physio-medical colleges opened, and then closed, their doors. These authentic American schools, founded on a philosophy of so-called Physio-Medicalism, substituted botanical medicines for allopathy's mineral drugs and promoted the belief that the human body has an inherent "vital force" that can be used to heal. In Kindly Medicine, John Hallet offers the first complete history of this high-brow branch of botanical medicine.

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ISBN-13:
9780873385770
Publisher:
Kent State University Press
Publication date:
12/08/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.76(d)

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