By James C. Whorton

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • Publication Date: 2002-09-26
  • ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0195140710
  • ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780195140712


From reflexology and rolfing to shiatsu and dream work, we are confronted today by a welter of alternative medical therapies. But as James Whorton shows in Nature Cures, the recent explosion in alternative medicine actually reflects two centuries of competition and conflict between mainstream medicine and numerous unorthodox systems.