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Sex, Diet, and Debility in Jacksonian America

Sylvester Graham and Health Reform

by Stephen Nissenbaum

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June 1980


Pages 198
Volumes 1
Size 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Topics Health & Wellness/Diseases and Conditions


Published at last, this book is an important contribution to understanding Jacksonian America....Social historians and historians of medicine will find this book as exciting as David Rothman's Discovery of the Asylum (1971). A valuable addition to academic and public library collections.—Choice

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