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1800-1860: Science and Medicine

1800-1860: Chapter Ten: Science and Medicine

by JAMES N. LEIKER

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 318

OVERVIEW 321

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

Anthropology and Ethnology 322

Linguistic Barriers 324

Intermixing 324

Disease and Westward Expansion 325

Cholera in the West 326

Drinking and Alcoholism 327

Frontier Healing 328

Indian Treatment of Snakebite 329

Geology and Geography 330

First View of the Rockies 330

Military Explorations 332

HEADLINE MAKERS

John James Audubon 335

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark 335

Lewis Henry Morgan 336

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft 337

PUBLICATIONS 338

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