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Contents: Preface. Acknowledgments. Part One: Early Days. Part Two: Heyday. Part Three: Themes. Part Four: Legislation. Part Five: Epilogue. Index.

Originally published in 1972.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. x
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. 1: Early Days
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. 1. "At the Sign of Galen's Head"
  2. pp. 3-15
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  1. 2. "Galvanising Trumpery"
  2. pp. 16-30
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  1. 3. Vials and Vermifuges
  2. pp. 31-43
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  1. 4. 'The Old Wizzard"
  2. pp. 44-57
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  1. 5. Hercules and Hydra
  2. pp. 58-74
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  1. 6. Purgation Unlimited
  2. pp. 75-90
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  1. 2: Heyday
  2. pp. 91-92
  1. 7. "To Arms! To Arms!!" and After
  2. pp. 93-110
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  1. 8. The Great Outdoors
  2. pp. 111-140
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  1. 9. St. George and the Dragon
  2. pp. 141-159
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  1. 10. "A Microbe Is a Microbe"
  2. pp. 160-178
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  1. 3: Themes
  2. pp. 179-180
  1. 11. The Pattern of Patent Medicine Appeals
  2. pp. 181-205
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  1. 12. Medicine Show
  2. pp. 206-218
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  1. 4: Legislation
  2. pp. 219-220
  1. 13. "The Great American Fraud"
  2. pp. 221-241
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  1. 14. Dr. Wiley's Law
  2. pp. 242-260
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  1. 5: Epilogue
  2. pp. 261-262
  1. 15. Half a Century Later
  2. pp. 263-278
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  1. A Note on the Sources
  2. pp. 279-286
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 287-298
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781400869008
MARC Record
OCLC
599159278
Pages
296
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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