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toadstool millionaires

James Harvey Young

toadstool millionaires

a social history of patent medicines in America before federal regulation.

by James Harvey Young

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


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ISBN 100691045682


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By James Harvey Young. James Harvey Young recounts in his book The Toadstool Millionaires the editor of Colliers, Norman Hapgood, became so affronted by the fraud and effrontery of the patent medicine business, that he decided on a major campaign to expose them.

He sought out a reporter capable of digging out the facts and writing a hard-hitting full scale exposure of medical quackery. BOOK REVIEWS IO7 for the mushroom, say rather, the toadstool millionaires." Holmes with good reason preferred the term "toadstool," which in popular usage is limited to poisonous or unpleasant varieties of mushroom.

The mycologist does not even recognize the term. Actually, the title is somewhat misleading, for there is little space devoted. Swaim's Panacea (also called Swaim's Celebrated Panacea) was an American patent medicine sold by William Swaim (–) of Philadelphia, starting in approximatelywith formulations still being sold into at least the s.

It was advertised to cure various diseases including scrofula, mercurial disease, deep-seated syphilis, rheumatism, sores, swellings, etc. In The Toadstool Millionaires and The Medical Messiahs, Young traced the history of health quackery in America from its colonial roots to the late s.

This collection of essays discusses more recent health scams and reconsiders earlier ones. BOOK REVIEWS The Toadstool Millionaires: A Social History of Patent Medicines inAmerica Before Federal Regulation. By James Harvey Young. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, xii, pp.

Illus- trations, notes, notes on sources, and index. $) Not until after the Revolution did Americans begin to develop a patent medicine industry of their own, having relied almost ex.

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Since its founding inthe American Institute of the History of Pharmacy has sought to encourage and recognize research and writing about the history of pharmacy. While completing his nearly year tenure at Emory, Dr.

Young solidified his reputation by authoring such landmark books on the history of drug regulation and patent medicines as The toadstool millionaires () and The medical messiahs (). In the vivid style familiar to readers of his earlier works, The Toadstool Millionaires and The Medical Messiahs, Young sets the pure food movement in the context of changing technology and medical theory and describes pioneering laws to control imported drugs and domestic oleomargarine.