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Pseudo-science and society in nineteenth-century America

Pseudo-science and society in nineteenth-century America

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Alternative medicine -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Quacks and quackery -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementArthur Wrobel, editor.
      ContributionsWrobel, Arthur, 1940-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR733 .P78 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2383661M
      ISBN 100813116325
      LC Control Number87012464

      Pseudo-Science and Society in Nineteenth-Century America edited by of the Open Society Foundations. His most recent book is The International Human Rights Movement: A History. (February ) Garry Wills, a journalist and historian, is the author of numerous books, including Nixon Agonistes (), Inventing America ( Etymology. The word pseudoscience is derived from the Greek root pseudo meaning false and the English word science, from the Latin word scientia, meaning "knowledge".Although the term has been in use since at least the late 18th century (e.g., in by James Pettit Andrews in reference to alchemy), the concept of pseudoscience as distinct from real or proper science seems to have become more.

        Clara Barton was 39 years old before she became involved in Civil War humanitarian activities. Prior to that time, three factors shaped her personality and her future: phrenology gave her philosophical principles to live by, especially “Know Thyself”; sex discrimination on her first two jobs steeled her for living in a male dominated Victorian era; and psychohygienic therapy for her long Cited by: 2.   Thus, animal magnetism gained a degree of credibility as a medical science by revealing a fascinating pathway to what we now call the unconscious mind. It was this evolution in mesmerism that would propel it into the 19th century and American culture, paving the way for mental healing movements and the eventual rise of psychology as an academic.

      Ibram X. Kendi. Ibram X. Kendi is Professor of History and International Relations and the Founding Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. His second book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (Nation, ), won the National Book Award for Nonfiction and was a New York Times Best Seller. Which of the following describes the state of Southern society in the early nineteenth century? Because hard work was associated with slaves, white men resented doing physical labor. Which of the following describes the textile industry that was emerging in New England and the Middle Atlantic states in .


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Reviewed by .The universe "no longer looked at all Providential," Kitcher says. "By the middle of the nineteenth century, you could only hold onto the literal truth of Genesis if you were prepared to engage in pseudoscientific maneuvering." Many pseudoscientific disciplines were inspired by this desire to defend the harmony of science and religion.Pseudo-Science and Society in Nineteenth Century America.

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