The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor

Description:

This book serves to expose fraudulent doctors, practitioners and other professionals who treat individuals without the proper licenses. It includes detailed descriptions of malpractice, letters from a fake professor, newspaper advertisements for fake treatments and cures, as well as other miscellaneous prosecutions in Bexar County, Texas.

Creator(s): Dixon, Chas. D. (Charles D.)
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1914
Partner(s):
University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Lodovic Printing Company
Place of Publication: San Antonio, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1914
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1914  
Description:

This book serves to expose fraudulent doctors, practitioners and other professionals who treat individuals without the proper licenses. It includes detailed descriptions of malpractice, letters from a fake professor, newspaper advertisements for fake treatments and cures, as well as other miscellaneous prosecutions in Bexar County, Texas.

Note:

There is a handwritten dedication by the author on the first page that reads, "To the Journal Club, Bexar County Medical Society, from the author."

Physical Description:

128 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): hospitals | physicians | professors | poets | newspapers | advertisements | scams | fraud
Partner:
University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 26195859 |
  • CALL-NO: WZ 310 D621m 1914
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth143569
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text