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By: Steven M. Stowe.
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 2004
Seller ID: 828858
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