The Politics of Healing: Histories of Alternative Medicine in Twentieth-Century North America

Synopsis

Takes on controversial issues like alternative treatment for cancer and research funded by pharmaceutical companiesExplores the historical roots of anti-vaccination movementsExamines the role of food in alternative medicine and the health food movement of the mid-20th century

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Robert D. Johnston
  • Nadav Davidovitch
  • Anne Taylor Kirschmann
  • Barbara Clow
  • Michael Ackerman
  • Robert D. Johnston
  • Nadav Davidovitch
  • Anne Taylor Kirschmann
  • Barbara Clow
  • Michael Ackerman
  • Otniel E. Dror
  • Wade Davies
  • Naomi Rogers
  • Michelle M. Nickerson
  • Gretchen Ann Reilly
  • Amy Sue Bix
  • Georgina Feldberg
  • Velana Huntington
  • Sita Reddy
  • David J. Hess
  • Matthew Schneirov
  • Jonathan David Geczik
  • James C. Whorton
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004