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Rhubarb : the wondrous drug

Author: Clifford M Foust
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study charts the efforts of Western explorers, botanists and physicians to adapt the Asian plant of rhubarb for convenient use in Europe. It includes sections on the geographical and economical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford M Foust
ISBN: 0691087474 9780691087474
OCLC Number: 925041207
Description: xxi, 371 s. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Clifford M. Foust.

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"Winner of the Edward Kremers Award, American Institute of the History of Pharmacy" "Foust has written an interesting book, long on commercial and botanical detail.... Provides a clear view of Read more...

 
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