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Bizarre medicine : unusual treatments and practices through the ages / by Engs, Ruth Clifford,author.;
Includes bibliographical references (unnumbered page 305-page 335) and index.List of Entries: Appendicitis -- Arthritis, Rheumatism, and Gout -- Back Pain and Spine Issues -- Birth Defects and Congenital Anomalies -- Bites: Mammals and Reptiles -- Bites and Stings: Insects and Arachnids -- Bowel and Rectal Issues -- Burns -- Cancer -- Cardiovascular (Heart) Diseases -- Childbirth: Maternal Complications -- Childbirth and the Normal Postpartum Period -- Childhood Diseases -- Cholera -- Common Cold and Other Nasal Issues -- Coughs, Bronchitis, and Laryngitis -- Depression and Melancholia -- Diabetes -- Dislocations, Sprains, and Brusises -- Drowning, Choking, and Asphyxiation -- Ear Issues and Deafness -- Eye Conditions, Visual Impairment, and Blindness -- Fevers -- Foot Problems -- Fractures and Bone Issues -- Gastroenteritis, Dysentery, and Diarrhea -- Head and Hair Issues -- Headaches and Head Injuries -- Health Maintenance -- Hernia -- Hysteria and Mass Hysteria -- Infact Issues, Illnesses, and Death -- Inflammation and Pain -- Influenza -- Insomnia and Sleep Disorders -- Leg Problems -- Leprosy -- Liver and Gallbladder Issues -- Malaria and Intermittent Fevers -- Menstruation and Gynecological Issues -- Mental Disorders ("Neurotic"): Anxiety and Functional Disorders -- Mental Disorders ("Psychotic") Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia -- Neurological and Dementia Disorders -- Obesity and Weight Loss -- Parasites and Worms -- Plague -- Pneumonia and Lung Conditions -- Polio -- Pregnancy: Common Issues and Potential Complications -- Pregnancy: Infertility, Fostering Conception, and Pregnancy Tests -- Pregnancy: Prevention and Termination -- Rheumatic and Scarlet Fever -- Seizures and Epilepsy -- Sexually Transmitted Infections -- Skin Conditions -- Smallpox -- Sore Throats -- Sterility and Male Reproductive Issues -- Stomach Ailments -- Stress and Anexity -- Substance Use Disorders -- Tetanus -- Tooth and Mouth Issues -- Tuberculosis -- Typhoid Fever -- Typhus -- Urinary Tract Issues -- Wounds and Wound Infections -- Yellow Fever -- Zoonotic Diseases /Preface / Acknowledgments / Introduction / ENTRIES / Glossary / Bibliography / Index."This encyclopedia explores the topic of quack and fringe medicine in the United States, from the patent medicines of the 19th century to modern yet questionable treatments"--
Subjects: Medicine; Medicine;
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Bizarre medicine : unusual treatments and practices through the ages / by Engs, Ruth Clifford,author.;
List of Entries: Appendicitis -- Arthritis, Rheumatism, and Gout -- Back Pain and Spine Issues -- Birth Defects and Congenital Anomalies -- Bites: Mammals and Reptiles -- Bites and Stings: Insects and Arachnids -- Bowel and Rectal Issues -- Burns -- Cancer -- Cardiovascular (Heart) Diseases -- Childbirth: Maternal Complications -- Childbirth and the Normal Postpartum Period -- Childhood Diseases -- Cholera -- Common Cold and Other Nasal Issues -- Coughs, Bronchitis, and Laryngitis -- Depression and Melancholia -- Diabetes -- Dislocations, Sprains, and Brusises -- Drowning, Choking, and Asphyxiation -- Ear Issues and Deafness -- Eye Conditions, Visual Impairment, and Blindness -- Fevers -- Foot Problems -- Fractures and Bone Issues -- Gastroenteritis, Dysentery, and Diarrhea -- Head and Hair Issues -- Headaches and Head Injuries -- Health Maintenance -- Hernia -- Hysteria and Mass Hysteria -- Infact Issues, Illnesses, and Death -- Inflammation and Pain -- Influenza -- Insomnia and Sleep Disorders -- Leg Problems -- Leprosy -- Liver and Gallbladder Issues -- Malaria and Intermittent Fevers -- Menstruation and Gynecological Issues -- Mental Disorders ("Neurotic"): Anxiety and Functional Disorders -- Mental Disorders ("Psychotic") Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia -- Neurological and Dementia Disorders -- Obesity and Weight Loss -- Parasites and Worms -- Plague -- Pneumonia and Lung Conditions -- Polio -- Pregnancy: Common Issues and Potential Complications -- Pregnancy: Infertility, Fostering Conception, and Pregnancy Tests -- Pregnancy: Prevention and Termination -- Rheumatic and Scarlet Fever -- Seizures and Epilepsy -- Sexually Transmitted Infections -- Skin Conditions -- Smallpox -- Sore Throats -- Sterility and Male Reproductive Issues -- Stomach Ailments -- Stress and Anexity -- Substance Use Disorders -- Tetanus -- Tooth and Mouth Issues -- Tuberculosis -- Typhoid Fever -- Typhus -- Urinary Tract Issues -- Wounds and Wound Infections -- Yellow Fever -- Zoonotic Diseases /Preface / Acknowledgments / Introduction / ENTRIES / Glossary / Bibliography / Index.From placing leeches on the neck to treat a cough to using crocodile dung to prevent pregnancy, a number of medical treatments that now seem unusual were once commonplace. While a few of these remedies may have been effective, most were either useless or actually counterproductive to good health. Even today, there are alternative and fringe treatments considered bizarre by mainstream medicine yet used by hundreds of thousands of people.Bizarre Medicine: Unusual Treatments and Practices through the Ages offers a fascinating look into the history of medicine. Entries are organized by disease or medical condition and explore the folk and traditional "cures" used to treat them. Explanations are provided for why some treatments may have worked and why others may have done more harm than good. In addition, entries provide a clear description of the causes, symptoms, and current treatment options for each condition based on current scientific understanding. Each entry also discusses the condition's enduring impact on society and the arts. -- provided by publisher.Description based on print version record.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Medicine; Medicine;
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We kept our towns going : the Gossard girls of Michigan's Upper Peninsula / by Wong, Phyllis Michael,author.;
Includes bibliographical references and index."Phyllis Michael Wong tells the stories of the "Gossard Girls," women who sewed corsets and bras at factories in Ispheming and Gwinn in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, from the early twentieth century to the 1970s. Particularly as the Upper Peninsula's mines were exhausted and its stands of timber depleted, the Gossard Girls' income sustained both their families and the local economy"--Machine generated contents note:
Subjects: H.W. Gossard Company; Foundation garment industry; Women lingerie industry workers;
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The Supreme Court justices : illustrated biographies, 1789-2012 / by Cushman, Clare,editor.; Supreme Court Historical Society.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 516-538) and index.List of biographies -- Foreword-- Acknowledgments -- Credits -- Introduction -- Biographies of the Justices -- Members of the Supreme Court of the United States -- Author affiliations -- Bibliography: -- General sources on the Supreme Court and the Justices -- Sources on individual Justices -- Books about the Supreme Court for young readers -- Books about Supreme Court Justices for young readers-- Index.Book Description: The Supreme Court Justices: Illustrated Biographies 1789-2012, Third Edition provides a single-volume reference profiling every Supreme Court justice from John Jay through Elena Kagan. An original essay on each justice paints a vivid picture of his or her individuality as shaped by family, education, pre-Court career, and the times in which he or she lived. Each biographical essay also presents the major issues on which the justice presided. Essays are arranged in the order of the justices' appointments. Lively anecdotes along with portraits, photographs, and political cartoons enrich the text and deepen readers' understanding of the justices and of the Court. The volume includes an extensive bibliography and is indexed for easy research access. New in this edition are: a foreword by Chief Justice John G. Roberts; a revised essay on Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist; updated essays on sitting or recently retired members of the court; new biographies for Chief Justice John G. Roberts and Associate Justices Samuel A. Alito, Elena Kagan, and Sonia M. Sotomayor; an updated listing of members of the Supreme Court with appointment and confirmation dates; and an updated bibliography with key sources on the Supreme Court and the justices. For insightful background and lively commentary on the individuals who have served on the Supreme Court of the United States, there is no better reference than this updated new volume. This is a vital reference work for researchers, students, and others interested in the Supreme Court's past, present, and future.
Subjects: Judges; United States. Supreme Court; United States. Supreme Court;
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The Norton anthology of children's literature : the traditions in English / by Zipes, Jack,1937-;
A collection of fairy tales, picture books, nursery rhymes, fantasy, alphabets, chapbooks, and comics published in English since 1659, representing 170 authors and illustrators, and including more than ninety complete works and excerpts from others.Includes bibliographical references (p. [2451]-2458) and index.Alphabets: from Orbis pictus / Johann Amos Comenius ; from A apple pie / Kate Greenaway ; The absolutely abstemious ass / Edward Lear ; from Dr. Seuss's ABC / Dr. Seuss [Theodor Seuss Geisel] ; A peaceable kingdom / Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen -- Chapbooks: Tom Thumb ; Jack the giant killer ; The history of goody-two-shoes ; Children in the wood ; The history of Sir Richard Whittington and his cat ; The art of making money plenty ; The New-York cries -- Primers and readers: The New-England primer ; from A pretty pocket-book ; from Lessons for children / Anna Laetitia Barbauld ; New Canadian readers ; Fun with Dick and Jane ; Frog and Toad are friends ; Frog and Toad together / Arnold Lobel ; Letters on the most common, as well as most important occasions in life / John Newberry ; from Eight or nine wise words about letter-writing / Lewis Carroll -- Fairy tales: The master cat, or Puss in boots / Charles Perrault ; The governess; or, Little female academy / Sarah Fielding ; Beauty and the beast / Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont ; Hansel and Gretel / Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm ; The nightingale / Hans Christian Andersen ; The light princess / George Macdonald ; The griffin and the minor canon / Frank Stockton ; The happy prince / Oscar Wilde ; The reluctant dragon / Kenneth Grahame ; The discontented king / John B. Gruelle ; The sorcerer's apprentice / Wanda Gag ; The truthful harp / Lloyd Alexander ; The faithless lollybird / Joan Aiken ; The iron giant: a story in five nights / Ted Hughes ; Jack and the devil's daughter / Julius Lester ; The lady and the merman / Jane Yolen ; The paper bag princess / Robert Munsch ; The phantom heart / Laurence Yep ; Antelope woman: an Apache folktale / Michael Lacapa ; Little Red Riding Hood / Charles Perrault ; Little red cap / Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm ; The true history of little golden-hood / Charles Marelle ; Little red riding-hood / Walter de la Mare ; Little Polly riding hood / Catherine Storr ; Little red riding hood and the wolf / Roald Dahl ; Little red riding hood / Tomi Ungerer ; Little red hood: a classic story bent out of shape / Tony Ross ; Ruby / Michael Emberley ; Wolf / Fancesca Lia Block --Animal fables: The fox without a tale ; The fox and the crow / Samuel Croxall ; The dog in the manger ; The ass in the lion's skin / William Godwin ; The blind doe ; The crow and the pitcher ; The eagle and the crow / Walter Crane ; The crocodile and the monkey ; The talkative tortoise / W. H. D. Rouse ; How the camel got his hump / Rudyard Kipling ; The fox and the crow ; Variations on the theme / James Thurber ; "The ox of the wonderful horns" and other African tales ; Tortoise, hare, and the sweet potatoes / Ashley Bryan ; The sea-thing child / Russell Hoban -- Classical myths: The minotaur / William Godwin ; from The minotaur / Nathaniel Hawthorne ; How Theseus slew the minotaur / Charles Kingsley ; The seeds of power / Leon Garfield and Edward Blishen ; from The adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy / Padraic Colum -- Legends: The pied piper of Hamelin / Robert Browning ; Robin Hood and Little John / Howard Pyle ; Sir Gawain and the green knight / Roger Lancelyn Green ; from The double life of Pocahontas / Jean Fritz ; John Henry / Julius Lester ; Davy Crockett / Mary Pope Osborne -- Religion: Judeo-Christian stories: A preface: containing directions to children / James Janeway ; The pilgrim's progress / John Bunyan ; Divine songs for children / Isaac Watts ; Jessica's first prayer / Hesba Stretton ; Hanukkah in the poorhouse / Isaac Bashevis Singer ; from Joseph and the amazing technicolour dreamcoat / Tim Rice -- Fantasy: Holiday house / Catherine Sinclair ; The new mother / Lucy Lane Clifford ; The capture of Father Time / L. Frank Baum ; The phoenix and the carpet / E. Nesbit ; Playing Beattie Bow / Ruth Park ; The book of three / Lloyd Alexander ; Summer reading is killing me / Jon Scieszka -- Science fiction: The stolen body / H. G. Wells ; Podkayne of Mars: her life and times / Robert A. Heinlein ; The last Super Bowl game / George R. R. Martin ; Of mist, and grass, and sand / Vonda N. McIntyre ; The bleeding man / Craig Kee Strete --Picture books: Black and white: from Millions of cats / Wanda Gag ; from The story of Ferdinand / Munro Leaf, Illustrator: Robert Lawson ; from Make way for ducklings / Robert McCloskey ; from Little Tim and the brave sea captain / Edward Ardizzone ; from The shrinking of Treehorn / Florence Parry Heide, illustrator: Edward Gorey ; from Dinner at Alberta's / Russell Hoban, illustrator: James Marshall ; from The highwayman / Alfred Noyes, illustrator: Charles Keeping ; from The dark-thirty: southern tales of the supernatural / Patricia C. McKissack, illustrator: Brian Pinkey ; from The mysteries of Harris Burdick / Chris Van Allsburg ; BAAA / David McCaulay. Colors: from Struwwelpeter / Heinrich Hoffman ; from Under the window / Kate Greenaway ; from Sing a song for sixpence / Randoph Caldecott ; from The real mother goose / Blanche Fisher Wright ; from The adventures of two Dutch dolls and a golliwogg / Bertha Upton, illustrator: Florence Upton ; from The story of little black Sambo / Helen Bannerman ; from Sam and the tigers / Julius Lester, illustrator: Jerry Pinkney ; from The tale of Peter Rabbit / Beatrix Potter ; from Clever Bill / Sir William Nicholson ; from The story of Babar the little elephant / Jean de Brunhoff ; from Angus and the ducks / Marjorie Flack ; from Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer / Robert L. May ; from The happy lion / Roger Duvoisin ; from Where the wild thins are / Maurice Sendak ; from The snowy day / Ezra John Keats ; from Green eggs and ham / Dr. Seuss [Theodor Seuss Geisel] ; from Frog and Toad are friends / Arnold Lobel ; from Fungus the bogeyman / Raymond Briggs ; from The very hungry caterpillar / Eric Carle ; from Rosie's walk / Pat Hutchins ; from How Tom beat Captain Najork and his hired sportsmen / Russell Hoban, illustrator: Quentin Blake ; from The snowman / Raymond Briggs ; from John Brown, Rose, and the midnight cat / Jenny Wagner, illustrator Ron Brooks ; from Each peach pear plum / Allan Ahlberg, illustrator Janet Ahlberg ; from Come away from the water, Shirley / John Burningham ; from The ox-cart man / Donald Hall, illustrator Barbara Cooney ; from Possum magic / Mem Fox, illustrator: Julie Vivas ; from Merry Christmas, Ernest and Celestine / Gabrielle Vincent [Monique Martin] ; from I hate my teddy bear / David McKee ; from Lizzy's lion / Dennis Lee, illustrator: Mary-Louise Gay ; from Hairy Maclary's caterwaul caper / Lynley Dodd ; from Black and white / David Macaulay ; from The stinky cheese man and other fairly stupid tales / Jon Scieszka, illustrator Lane Smith --Comics: from Funny folks ; from Impossible adventures ; from The yellow kid, no. 1 / Richard F. Outcault ; from Little Nemo in slumberland / Winsor McCay ; from The funnies, no. 1 ; from Tintin in the land of the Soviets ; from Tintin in America / Herge [Georges Remi] ; from Mickey Mouse and the pirate submarine / Walt Disney and Floyd Gottfredson ; William Blake's inn for innocent and experienced travelers ; The wise cow makes way, room, and believe ; Blake leads a walk on the Milky Way / Nancy Willard ; 17 kings and 42 elephants / Margaret Mahy -- Verse: Sing-song: a nursery rhyme book / Christina Rossetti ; A child's garden of verses / Robert Louis Stevenson ; Peacock pie / Walter de la Mare ; The penny fiddle / Robert Graves ; The bat-poet / Randall Jarrell ; Early in the morning: a collection of new poems / Charles Causley ; Some of the days of Everett Anderson / Lucille Clifton ; Confetti: poems for children / Pat Mora ; Carver: a life in poems / Marilyn Nelson ; Come on in to my tropical garden / Grace Nichols -- Plays: Peter Pan, or, The boy who would not grow up / J. M. Barrie ; A Christmas carol / Barbara Field ; Dragonwings / Laurence Yep -- Books of instruction: from A present for an apprentice; or, A sure guide to gain both esteem and an estate / John Barnard ; Lord Chesterfield's advice to his son / Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield ; Don't's for girls: a manual of mistakes / Minna Thomas Antrim ; The child: a mother's advice to her daughters / Dora Langlois ; from Rovering to success: a book of life-sport for young men / Robert Baden-Powell ; from It's perfectly normal / Robie H. Harris, illustrator Michael Emberley -- Life writing: Women worth emulating / Clara L. Balfour ; A book of golden deeds of all times and all lands / Charlotte Mary Yonge ; The Brownies' Book ; The diary of a young girl / Anne Frank ; Homesick: my own story / Jean Fritz ; Benjamin Franklin: the new American / Milton Meltzer -- Adventure stories: The adventures of Robinson Crusoe / Daniel Defoe ; Raggylug: the story of a cottontail rabbit / Ernest Thompson Seton ; Winnie-the-pooh / A. A. Milne ; James Bowie and his famous knife / Shannon Garst ; From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler / E. L. Konigsburg --School stories: from The governess, or, The little female academy / Sarah Fielding ; Tom Brown's schooldays / Thomas Hughes ; Stalky & co. / Rudyard Kipling ; In school / Evelyn Sharp ; The hundred dresses / Eleanor Estes ; The present takers / Aidan Chambers ; My name is Maria Isabel / Alma Flor Ada ; Tweedledum and Tweedledead / Tim Wynne-Jones ; Bronx masquerade / Nikki Grimes -- Domestic fiction: from Original stories from real life / Mary Wollstonecraft ; Lazy Lawrence ; The birth-day present / Maria Edgeworth ; from The history of the Fairchild family, or, The child's manual / Mary Martha Sherwood ; A patchwork fever / Charlotte Mary Yonge ; Psyche's art / Louisa May Alcott ; Editha's burglar / Frances Hodgson Burnett ; Each in his own tongue / L. M. Montogmery ; Ramona and her father / Beverly Cleary ; Yang the youngest and his terrible ear / Lensey Namioka ; The hockey sweater / Roch Carrier ; Roll of thunder, hear my cry / Mildred D. Taylor ; Out / Bruce Brooks.
Subjects: Children's literature, English.; Children's literature, American.; Literature;
© c2005., W.W. Norton,
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