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William Alcott and the cultural meaning of medical knowledge in the nineteenth century

Catherine Mas Chicago, Illinois, United States (Spring 2014)   Alcott, The House I Live in, 21 William Alcott (1798-1859) thought of himself as a medical missionary. He devoted most of his life’s work to spreading the nascent knowledge of anatomy and physiology infused with the message of Christian fulfillment. As a reformer and author of […]