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The Resource Neurasthenic Nation : America's Search for Health, Happiness, and Comfort, 1869-1920, David G. Schuster

Neurasthenic Nation : America's Search for Health, Happiness, and Comfort, 1869-1920, David G. Schuster

Label
Neurasthenic Nation : America's Search for Health, Happiness, and Comfort, 1869-1920
Title
Neurasthenic Nation
Title remainder
America's Search for Health, Happiness, and Comfort, 1869-1920
Statement of responsibility
David G. Schuster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Neurasthenic Nation investigates how the concept of neurasthenia, the ill effects of modern civilization such as insomnia or impotence, helped doctors and patients, men and women, and advertisers and consumers negotiate changes commonly associated with modernity; Combining a survey of medical and popular literature on neurasthenia with original research into rare archives of personal letters, patient records, and corporate files, David Schuster charts the emergence of a neurasthenic nation; a place where people saw their personal health as inextricably tied to .
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schuster, David G.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Critical issues in health and medicine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Neurasthenia
  • Neurasthenia
  • Americans
  • Americans
  • Industrial revolution
  • Health
  • Social sciences
  • Medicine
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • Social sciences
  • Medicine
  • Health
  • Americans
  • Neurasthenia
  • United States
  • History, 20th Century
  • Neurasthenia
  • History, 19th Century
  • Neurasthenia
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 19th Century
  • United States
Label
Neurasthenic Nation : America's Search for Health, Happiness, and Comfort, 1869-1920, David G. Schuster
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Professional medicine and the discovery of neurasthenia -- The popular diagnosis -- The search for inspiration: neurasthenia and therapeutic spirituality -- Neurasthenia, health and gender -- Lifestyle and managing the healthy balance -- The decline of neurasthenia
Control code
ocn776108922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 203 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813552224
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jx7vr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)776108922
Label
Neurasthenic Nation : America's Search for Health, Happiness, and Comfort, 1869-1920, David G. Schuster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Professional medicine and the discovery of neurasthenia -- The popular diagnosis -- The search for inspiration: neurasthenia and therapeutic spirituality -- Neurasthenia, health and gender -- Lifestyle and managing the healthy balance -- The decline of neurasthenia
Control code
ocn776108922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 203 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813552224
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jx7vr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)776108922

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