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The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth Century American Medicine

Saturday, April 13

More dates through June 25, 2024

Bernard Becker Medical Library, Glaser Gallery, 7th floor
660 S Euclid Ave, St. Louis, Missouri 63110

This Glaser Gallery exhibit, "The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth-Century American Medicine," is on display on the seventh floor of Becker Library.

This exhibit features selections from Becker's rare book collections that explore the emergence of new medical trends, which reflect how Americans engaged with technological innovations, scientific developments, and the anxieties of a rapidly changing social-cultural landscape in the 19th century. See how Americans tried herbal remedies and eschewed drugs, learn about the water cure system, marvel at how electricity transformed the medical field, and explore the early roots of American psychology and neuroscience.

Event Type

Exhibits

Schools

School of Medicine

Topic

Medicine & Health

Website

https://becker.wustl.edu/civicrm/?pag...

Department
Bernard Becker Medical Library
Event Contact

Angela He | angelahe@wustl.edu

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