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The Science of Man Applied to Epidemics: Their Cause, Cure, and Prevention

INVENTORY #121098

The Science of Man Applied to Epidemics: Their Cause, Cure, and Prevention

HOUGH, Lewis S.

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Lectures on human pathology, nutrition, cholera, fever epidemics, religious epidemics, speculation epidemics, martial epidemics, amatory epidemics, evils of licentiousness, sanctity of true matrimony, relation of the earthly body of the future spiritual body, individual and social reform, etc. Some novel solutions: "let all the French cooks, French wines and brandies, and French philosophy, be at once and for ever dismissed from our National Capital." "Leeks, onions, &c., belong very naturally to the fleshpots of Egypt." "If animal food be entirely and forever abandoned, a proper farinaceous and fruit diet will soon be found far more conducive to our individual health and comfort and pleasure."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Bela Marsh
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1849
  • Place Published: Boston
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    290 p. 19 cm. 5 b&w figures, 3 of which are full page plates. Brown cloth hardcover with blank impressing. Faint foxing. Full page plates a bit darkened.

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