Healers of 19th Century Nevada

A Compendium of Medical Practitioners

Author: Anton P. Sohn

Publisher: University of Nevada Press

ISBN: 9780964975927

Category: Medical

Page: 202

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The definitive book on frontier medical practitioners in the Silver State, providing history, anecdotes, and never-before-published letters that paint a vivid picture of the state of medicine in Nevada in the 1800s. Detailed chapters focus on civilian doctors and hospitals, Native American doctors, Chinese doctors, early female physicians, midwifery, and home remedies. Distributed for Greasewood Press.

Nevada's Remarkable Women

Daughters, Wives, Sisters, and Mothers Who Shaped History

Author: Jan Cleere

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493015842

Category: History

Page: 210

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This book presents the compelling histories of fifteen pioneer women, all born before 1900, who traveled Nevada Territory in unstable wagons, on temperamental mules, and in early Motel Ts to leave a legacy of courage and celebration as they broke records, hearts, and rules while conquering uncharted ground. Meet Ferminia Sarras, a Nicaraguan immigrant with four young daughters who arrived in Nevada in the early 1800s determined to seek her fortune as a miner . . . and succeeded; Dat so la lee, a Washoe Indian renowned for her basket-weaving artistry whose work is today preserved in museums; and Anne Henrietta Martin, a lifelong suffragette who fought for women's rights and was instrumental in securing the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

The 1997 Genealogy Annual

A Bibliography of Published Sources

Author: Thomas Jay Kemp

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780842027410

Category: History

Page: 368

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The Genealogy Annual is a comprehensive bibliography of the year's genealogies, handbooks, and source materials. It is divided into three main sections. FAMILY HISTORIES- cites American and international single and multifamily genealogies, listed alphabetically by major surnames included in each book. GUIDES AND HANDBOOKS- includes reference and how-to books for doing research on specific record groups or areas of the U.S. or the world. GENEALOGICAL SOURCES BY STATE- consists of entries for genealogical data, organized alphabetically by state and then by city or county. The Genealogy Annual, the core reference book of published local histories and genealogies, makes finding the latest information easy. Because the information is compiled annually, it is always up to date. No other book offers as many citations as The Genealogy Annual; all works are included. You can be assured that fees were not required to be listed.

Good Medicine

Four Las Vegas Doctors and the Golden Age of Medicine

Author: Annie Blachley

Publisher: University of Nevada Press

ISBN: 9780964975972

Category: Medical

Page: 202

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A compelling look at the development of medical care and everyday life as Las Vegas skyrocketed from a railroad town to the metropolis it is today. This book is about the medical pioneers who served the city during that time when it was just a town, full of outlandish characters and just plain folks. Distributed for Greasewood Press.

Wild West Women

Fifty Lives that Shaped the Frontier

Author: Erin H. Turner

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493023349

Category: History

Page: 300

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Wild West Women features the true stories of the pioneering wives, mothers, daughters, teachers, writers, entrepreneurs, and artists who shaped the frontier and helped change the face of American history. These fifty stories cover the Western experience from Kansas City to Sacramento and the Yukon to the Texas Gulf.

Books in Print

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Mystic healers & medicine shows

blazing trails to wellness in the Old West and beyond

Author: Gene Fowler

Publisher: Ancient City Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 202

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Most of the histories of the West are obsessed with the shoot-em-ups. But what about the patch-em-ups? Who had to deal with all that famous carnage? With all the bloodletting depicted by pop culture historians, it almost seems a miracle anyone survived to settle the West. Prior to World War II "regular," or allopathic, physicians trained in mainstream medicine were often outnumbered by "alternative" practitioners--folk curers, herbalists, faith healers, homeopaths, patent medicine promoters, and medicine showmen. "Mystic Healers and Medicine Shows profiles many of the most significant of these healers as well as a few other colorful "regular" doctors.

Ursachen und Behandlung der Krankheiten

Author: Hildegard von Bingen

Publisher: Edition Lempertz

ISBN: 3939284769

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 222

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Die Bedediktinerin Hildegard von Bingen ist eine der faszinierendsten Universalgelehrten der Menschheitsgeschichte. Nicht nur die katholische Kirche, sondern auch die Anglikaner und Protestanten verehren sie als bedeutende Kirchenlehrerin. Hildegard von Bingen war seit ihrer Geburt kränklich und schwächlich, war aber seit frühster Kindheit visionär veranlagt. In dem vorliegenden E-Book lesen Sie ihre Schrift "Causae et curae oder liber compositae medicinae" - "Ursachen und Behandlungen der Krankheiten". Hildegard von Bingen war als Ärztin tätig und hat die Klosterapotheke und den Würzgarten gepflegt. Hier hat sie eine Art Hausbuch der Medizin verfasst. Es werden auch Tierkrankheiten und deren Behandlung erwähnt, wie auch faszinierende Details der Landwirtschaft. Lesen Sie hier das faszinierende Erbe einer der brillantesten Frauen der Weltgeschichte.

Current Catalog

Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medicine

Page: N.A

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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.