Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2017-10-17
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Equal parts mortifiying, morbid and fascinating, Quackery is a guided tour through the horrifying world of medicine and health care in days gone by. I eat these kinds of books up like candy, who doesn't like lurid trivia of the not-so-good ol' days? I know I do! I really liked the layout, it's aki...
After reading his book it is a wonder any of our ancestors lived making way for us to be here. There are strange but true accounts all through this book of the medicines of the "day" so to speak, and the repercussions of using them. There are a few historical names in the book and their stories. L...