The Politics of Healing: Histories of Alternative Medicine in Twentieth-Century North America (Paperback)Robert D. Johnston (editor)
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Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 19 mm
This collection of essays is remarkably even in both quality and perspective...Even though alternative medicines encompass a strong leftist countercultural component, the essays in this volume poignantly demonstrate the many instances in which alternative medicides have forged connections with oppositional subcultures on the political or cultural right.. This openness to nuance and complexity makes this volume an essential reference work for anyone interest in understanding more clearly why more than 40 percent of adult Americans now use at least one form of Alternative medicine.
-The Journal of American History
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