Southern Folk Medicine 1750-1820
Of particular interest to natural historians, an extensive guide to medicinal plants, their scientific names, and their traditional uses is also included.
"Fascinating reading for professional historians, as well as a wider audience curious about the struggles of pre-Civil War southerners to deal ith the omnipresent threat of illness and injury. Moss's book has helped to fill a huge gap in our understanding of early Southern medicine and society."—Southern Historian
"An encyclopedic reference. . . . It has many virtues and will find a place as a useful addition to the scholarship."—Journal of Southern History
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