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Doctoring the South: Southern Physicians and Everyday Medicine in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

By: Steven M. Stowe.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 2004

Seller ID: 828858

ISBN: 0807828858

Condition: 392 pages, 6 x 9 1/4, notes, bibl., index, hardback, University of North Carolina Press


Offering a new perspective on medical progress in the nineteenth century, Steven M. Stowe provides an in-depth study of the midcentury culture of everyday medicine in the South. Reading deeply in the personal letters, daybooks, diaries, bedside notes, and published writings of doctors, Stowe illuminates an entire world of sickness and remedy, suffering and hope, and the deep ties between medicine and regional culture.In a distinct American region where climate, race ... View more info