Ktl-icon-tai-lieu

The politics of healing

Được đăng lên bởi nanaleu
Số trang: 389 trang   |   Lượt xem: 2705 lần   |   Lượt tải: 0 lần
THE POLITICS OF HEALING

THE POLITICS OF HEALING
Histories of Alternative Medicine in TwentiethCentury North America

Robert D.Johnston
Editor

Routledge
New York & London

Published in 2004 by
Routledge
29 West 35th Street
New York, NY 10001

Published in Great Britain by
Routledge
11 New Fetter Lane
London EC4P 4EE

Copyright © 2004 by Routledge
Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group.
This edition published in the Taylor & Francis e-Library, 2005.
“To purchase your own copy of this or any of Taylor & Francis or Routledge’s collection of thousands of
eBooks please go to ”
All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilized in any form or by any
electronic, mechanical, or other means, now known or hereafter invented, including photocopying and
recording, or in any information storage or retrieval system without permission in writing from the
publisher.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
The politics of healing: histories of alternative medicine in
twentieth-century North America/[edited by] Robert D.Johnston.
p. cm.
ISBN 0-415-93338-2 (Print Edition) (hardcover: alk. paper)—ISBN 0-415-93339-0 (Print Edition)
(pbk.: alk. paper)
1. Alternative medicine—North America—History—20th century. 2.
Alternative medicine—North America—Political aspects—20th century.
I. Johnston, Robert D.
R733.P65 2003
615.5'097'0904–dc21
2003011930
ISBN 0-203-50607-3 Master e-book ISBN

ISBN 0-203-57521-0 (Adobe eReader Format)

FOR ISAAC
who, with his infectious laughter,
has always provided the most wonderful healing

CONTENTS

Acknowledgments
INTRODUCTION
The Politics of Healing
Robert D.Johnston

vii
1

PRECURSORS: THE YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS
NEGOTIATING DISSENT
Homeopathy and Anti-Vaccinationism at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Nadav Davidovitch

9

MAKING FRIENDS FOR “PURE” HOMEOPATHY
Hahnemannians and the Twentieth-Century Preservation and Transformation of
Homeopathy
Anne Taylor Kirschmann

27

REVISITING THE “GOLDEN AGE” OF REGULAR MEDICINE
The Politics of Alternative Cancer Care in Canada, 1900–1950
Barbara Clow

41

SCIENCE AND THE SHADOW OF IDEOLOGY IN THE AMERICAN HEALTH
FOODS MOVEMENT, 1930S–1960S
Michael Ackerman

52

INTERSECTIONS: ALLOPATHIC MEDICINE MEETS ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
“VOODOO DEATH”
Fantasy, Excitement, and the Untenable Boundaries of Biomedical Science
Otniel E.Dror

66

WESTERN MEDICINE AND NAVAJO HEALING
Conflict and C...