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How Ancient Healing Governs Modern Therapeutics: The Contribution of Hellenic Science to Modern Medicine and Scientific Progress

JAMA. 1938;111(4):347. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790300057030.
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This is a dangerous book. It is so beautifully printed, so well illustrated, so thoroughly documented and so plausibly written that the average reader might fail totally to realize its essential purpose. It is only when the latter part of the book is reached that the reader begins to appreciate that the author is developing a plea for chiropractic, spinal mechanism and what he calls rachiotherapy. The real purpose of the volume appears in the appendixes, which are direct eulogies of the founder of chiropractic, D. D. Palmer of Davenport, Iowa. The rest of the volume can be judged from the title and the intent as indicated by the latter part of the book. It is an effort to read back into ancient Greek texts practically all of modern medicine. It is done with such a wealth of reference to standard medical historians and standard writers that the novice in

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