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From ‘Remedy Highly Esteemed’ to ‘Barbarous Practice’: The Rise and Fall of Acupuncture in Nineteenth-Century America
This thesis analyzes the prevalent use of acupuncture in nineteenth-century American medicine. Using medical journal articles, school catalogs, lecture notes, fee tables, newspaper clippings and other primary sources, I ...
Feminizing Grief: Victorian Women and the Appropriation of Mourning
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
The Victorians didn’t invent the culture of mourning. But they certainly codified how the culture of grief should be one largely shouldered and sustained by women. Mourning rules for women were characterized by restraint ...