Quack medicine : a history of combating health fraud in twentieth-century America /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Boyle, Eric W.
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, [2013]
Series:Healing society--disease, medicine, and history.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Quackery unmasked
  • Rationalizing and regulating the therapeutic marketplace
  • Marketing medicines in an age of reform
  • Propaganda for reform
  • A new deal for quackery
  • Redefining quackery in the age of wonder drugs
  • Reviving the anti-quackery crusade in the 1950s and 1960s
  • Redefining quackery in the closing decades of the twentieth century.