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
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004