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Author Baur, John E.

Title The health seekers of Southern California, 1870-1900 / by John E. Baur ; introduction to the second edition by Robert G. Frank Jr.

Imprint San Marino, Calif. : Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    613.122 BAU    Available
Description xliii, 202 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Huntington Library classics
Huntington classics.
Note Originally published: San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library, c1959.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Building a health legend -- Advertising the resorts -- Los Angeles, capital of the "Sanitarium Belt" -- Town building -- Medicine and pseudo-medicine -- Faith and charity -- Mineral waters -- Prescription : agriculture -- Those who came -- The role of government -- Climax and anticlimax.
Subject Health resorts -- California, Southern -- History -- 19th century.
Health Resorts -- history -- California.
California, Southern -- Climate.
Added Author Frank, Robert Gregg, 1943-
ISBN 9780873282253 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0873282256 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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