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Making the Frontier’s Anatomical Engineers: Osteopathy, A. T. Still (1828–1917), his Acolytes and Patients
This project seeks to understand osteopathy as patients, students, and doctors did during the late nineteenth century. A. T. Still’s osteopathic medical theories proclaimed manual therapeutics to treat disease. Still’s ...
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 ...