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

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Title

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

Creator

  • Author: Dixon, Chas. D. (Charles D.)
    Creator Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: Lodovic Printing Company
    Place of Publication: San Antonio, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 1914

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 128 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Medicine -- Texas -- San Antonio.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Quacks and quackery -- Texas -- Bexar County.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Fraud -- Texas.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Medicine - Doctors
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Literature - Poetry
  • Keyword: hospitals
  • Keyword: physicians
  • Keyword: professors
  • Keyword: poets
  • Keyword: newspapers
  • Keyword: advertisements
  • Keyword: scams
  • Keyword: fraud

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Coverage Date: 1914

Collection

  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2010
    Code: SG10

Institution

  • Name: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
    Code: UTHSC

Resource Type

  • Book

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 26195859
  • Call Number: WZ 310 D621m 1914

Note

  • Display 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."