Title Right living : an Anglo-American tradition of self-help medicine and hygiene / edited by Charles E. Rosenberg.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.


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Description x, 236 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Note "Published in cooperation with the Library Company of Philadelphia and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Medicine, Popular -- History -- 18th century.
Medicine, Popular -- History -- 19th century.
Self-care, Health -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Self-care, Health -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
History, Modern 1601- -- Great Britain.
History, Modern 1601- -- United States.
Cultural Characteristics -- Great Britain.
Cultural Characteristics -- United States.
Health Education -- history -- Great Britain.
Health Education -- history -- United States.
Health Promotion -- history -- Great Britain.
Health Promotion -- history -- United States.
Self Care -- history -- Great Britain.
Self Care -- history -- United States.
Contents Health in the home: a tradition of print and practice / Charles E. Rosenberg -- How to eat like a gentleman: dietetics and ethics in early modern England / Steven Shapin -- Making a masterpiece: the Aristotle texts in vernacular medical culture / Mary E. Fissell -- The maternal physician: teaching American mothers to put the baby in the bathwater / Kathleen Brown -- Rules, remedies, and regimens: health advice in early American almanacs / Thomas A. Horrocks -- Conflict and self-sufficiency: domestic medicine in the American South / Steven Stowe -- Advertising health to the people: the early illustrated posters / William H. Helfand -- Passions and perversions: the radical ambition of Dr. Thomas Low Nichols / Jean Silver-Isenstadt -- Sex, science, and salvation: the sexual advice of Ellen G. White and John Harvey Kellogg / Ronald L. Numbers.
Other Author Rosenberg, Charles E.
Library Company of Philadelphia.
College of Physicians of Philadelphia.