Nature's Path: A History of Naturopathic Healing in America

Nature's Path: A History of Naturopathic Healing in America

by Susan E. Cayleff


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421419039
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 03/30/2016
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Susan E. Cayleff is a professor in the Department of Women’s Studies at San Diego State University. She is the author of Wash and Be Healed: The Water-Cure Movement and Women’s Health.

Table of Contents

Chapter One. Following Nature’s Path and Botanic Healing
Chapter Two. Spokes of a Wheel: The Healing Systems of Naturopathy
Chapter Three. "Nature Takes the Right Road": Naturopathic Philosophy
Chapter Four. Louisa Stroebele Lust, Benedict Lust, and Their Yungborn Sanatorium
Chapter Five. Women, Naturopathy, and Power
Chapter Six. Culture Wars: Ideology, Social Trends, and Competition for Clients
Chapter Seven. Medical Monsters: Vivisection and Vaccination
Chapter Eight. Legal Battles: Democracy or Autocracy?
Chapter Nine. Professionalizing and Defining the Nature Cure
Chapter Ten. Deepening Divides, 1945-1969
Chapter Eleven. The 1970s and Beyond: Cultural Critique and Holistic Health

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Barbara Melosh

"An engaging history of naturopathy, this exhaustively researched and meticulously documented book is an invaluable contribution to nineteenth- and twentieth-century medical and social history."

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