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Culture, knowledge, and healing

Culture, knowledge, and healing

historical perspectives of homeopathic medicine in Europe and North America


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Published by European Association for the History of Medicine and Health Publications in Sheffield .
Written in English

  • Homeopathy -- history -- Canada,
  • Homeopathy -- history -- Europe,
  • Homeopathy -- history -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-321) and index.

    Statementedited by Robert Ju tte, Guenter B. Risse and John Woodward.
    SeriesNetwork series -- 3
    ContributionsJu tte, Robert., Risse, Guenter B., 1932-, Woodward, John
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 338 p. ;
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14751183M
    ISBN 100952704579

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