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Frontier Medicine

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, 1492-1941

Frontier Medicine( )
Author: Dary, David
ISBN:978-0-307-26345-2
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

In his new book, David Dary, one of our leading social historians, gives us a fascinating, informative account of American frontier medicine from our Indian past to the beginning of World War II, as the frontier moved steadily westward from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific Ocean. He begins with the early arrivals to our shores and explains how their combined European-taught medical skills and the Indians’ well-developed knowledge of local herbal remedies and psychic healing...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Medical / General
Medical / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.63 x 9.53 x 1.35 Inches
Book Weight:1.688 Pounds
Author Biography
Dary, David (Author)
David Dary is a writer, journalist, and social historian.

Dary worked for newspapers in Kansas and Texas early on in his career and eventually moved on to work for both CBS and NBC news. He then took the position of professor at the William Allan White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas.

The themes of Dary's books center on many aspects of life in the western United States. Dary has written Red Blood and Black Ink: Journalism in the Old West, Entrepreneurs of the Old West, and Seeking Pleasure in the Old West, which received a Western Writers of America Spur Award. He has also received a Cowboy Hall of Fame Wrangler Award and the Westerner's International Award for his book Cowboy Culture.

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