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TABLE OF CONTENTS ROBERT D. JOHNSTON, ED., THE POLITICS OF HEALING: ESSAYS IN THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICAN ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE DEDICATION ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Robert D. Johnston, "Introduction: The Politics of Healing" PRECURSORS: THE YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS Nadav Davidovitch, "Negotiating Dissent: Homeopathy and Anti-Vaccinationism at the Turn of the 20th Century" Anne Taylor Kirschmann, "Making Friends for 'Pure' Homeopathy: Hahnemannians and the Twentieth-Century Preservation and Transformation of Homeopathy" Barbara Clow, "Revisiting the 'Golden Age' of Regular Medicine": The Politics of Alternative Cancer Care in Ontario, 1900-1950" Michael Ackerman, "Science and the Shadow of Ideology in the American Health Foods Movement, 1930s-1960s" INTERSECTIONS: ALLOPATHIC MEDICINE MEETS ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE Otniel E. Dror, "'Voodoo Death': Fantasy, Excitement, and the Untenable Boundaries of Biomedical Science" Wade Davies, "Western Medicine and Navajo Healing: Conflict and Compromise" CONTESTING THE COLD WAR MEDICAL MONOPOLY Naomi Rogers, "Sister Kenny Goes to Washington: An Unorthodox Nurse, Polio, and Medical Populism in Postwar America" Michelle M. Nickerson, "'It Could Happen Here':?California Housewives, Anti-Communism and the Alaska Mental Health Bill of 1956" Gretchen Ann Reilly, "'Not a so-called democracy'": Antifluoridationists and the Fight Over Drinking Water" CONTEMPORARY PRACTICES/CONTEMPORARY LEGACIES Amy Sue Bix, "Engendering Alternatives: Women's Health-Care Choices and Feminist Medical Rebellions" Georgina Feldberg, "Inside-Out: Holism and History in Toronto's Women's Health Movements" Velana Huntington, "A Quiet Movement: Orisha and the Healing of People, Spirit, History, and Community" Sita Reddy, "The Politics and Poetics of 'Magazine Medicine': New Age Ayurveda in the Print Media" David J. Hess, "Complementary and Alternative Medicine Cancer Therapies in Twentieth- Century North America: The Emergence and Growth of a Social Movement" Matthew Schneirov and Jonathan David Geczik, "Beyond the Culture Wars: The Politics of Alternative Health" CONCLUSIONS Robert D. Johnston, "Contemporary Anti-Vaccination Movements in Historical Perspective" James C. Whorton, "From Cultism to CAM: Alternative Medicine in the Twentieth Century" CONTRIBUTORS
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Alternative medicine North America History 20th century, Alternative medicine North America Political aspects 20th century