American Indian Medicine

VOGEL, Virgil J

Published by University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, 1970
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Thick octavo. original brown cloth lettered in gilt and metallic blue. Illustrated. ". The influence of American Indian healing arts on the medicine and healing and pharmacology of the white man was considerable. For example, such drugs as insulin and penicillin were anticipated in rudimentary form by the aborigines. Coca leaves were used as narcotics by Peruvian Indians hundreds of years before Carl Koller first used cocaine as a local anesthetic in 1884 ." -from the dust jacket. pictorial dust jacket (very slightly rubbed). Bookseller Inventory # 31033

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Title: American Indian Medicine

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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