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Author Holloway, Verity, 1986- author

Title The mighty healer : Thomas Holloway's victorian patent medicine empire / Verity Holloway
Published Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword History, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (215 pages) : illustrations
Contents Table of contents; Introduction; Chapter 1 Spoiling Mother's Coppers; Chapter 2 To Quack Oneself; Chapter 3 Rogue's Gallery; Chapter 4 Crafting the Professor; Chapter 5 From Pills to Penury; Chapter 6 'Ha! Ha! Cured in an instant!'; Chapter 7 Prosperity and Other Curses; Chapter 8 Quacks, Plague Take Them; Chapter 9 'Good God; in England, in this country?'; Chapter 10 The Handsomest College in England; Chapter 11 Bold Beggars; Chapter 12 Man Proposes, God Disposes; Chapter 13 Picking the Bones; Chapter 14 He Being Dead Yet Speaketh; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Holloway, Thomas, 1800-1883.
Businessmen -- England -- Biography.
Patent medicines -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Pharmacists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Philanthropists -- England -- Biography.
Physicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Quacks and quackery -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1473855683 (electronic bk.)
9781473855687 (electronic bk.)