Devils, drugs, and doctors: the story of the science of healing from medicine-man to doctor / by Howard W. Haggard ... with many illustrations from original sources.


New York and London, Harper and Brothers, 1929.

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Subjects History of Medicine.
Medicine -- History.
Medicine.
MeĢdecine -- Histoire.
Description xxii, 405, [1] pages : illustrations, portraits, plates ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1929.
Notes Includes index.
Contents pt. 1. Conquest of death at birth. Childbirth and civilization -- Sairey Gamps and the Midmen -- The compassion of Peter Chamberlen -- A gentleman with clean hands may carry the disease -- part 2. The story of anesthesia. In sorrow thou shalt bring forth children -- part 3. The progress of surgery. Making an anatomy -- The greatest surgeon -- part 4. The passing of plague and pestilence. The Black Death -- Pestilence and personal liberty -- Pestilence and moralists -- The medical thread in the moral snarl -- part 5. The healing art. The halt, the lame, and the blind -- White magic and black -- A drug on the market -- The turning point -- Toward a better civilization -- part 6. Medicine through the ages. Civilization and medicine.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)645085
(OCoLC)ocm00645085
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Haggard, Howard Wilcox, 1891-1959.
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