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96 James H. Young, Medical Messiahs: A Social History of Health Quackery in
Twentieth-Century America (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 1967).
Historical background for the cavalier confidence of U.S. organized medicine
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Press, 1937), for the distinction of the sorcerer from the witch. This distinction is
refined and applied to Western culture by Jeffrey B. Russell, Witchcraft in the
Middle Ages (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 1972). The demonological
H. E. Sigerist, "Disease and Music," in Civilization and Disease (Chicago: Univ. of
Chicago Press, 1943), chap. 1 1, pp. 212 ff. 15 Gunter Elsasser, "Ausfall des
Coitus als Krankheitsursache in der Medizin des Mittelalters," in Paul Diepgen et
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The Medicalization of Life
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