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The German-American science of racial nutrition, 1870-1920 (1996)


Description On the work of Ellen H. Richards, Mary Hinman Abel, Wilbur O. Atwater, and Edward Atkinson in promoting the concept of racial nutrition, according to which each race had its own distinctive diet that made it efficient and effective in life.

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Book Cravens, Hamilton; Marcus, Alan I.; Katzman, David M. (1996) Technical knowledge in American culture: Science, technology, and medicine since the early 1800s. unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Heischkel-Artelt, Edith
Crawford, E. Margaret
Pauly, Philip J.
Borck, Cornelius
Stewart, Mary Lynn
Chast, François
Medical History
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Histoire des Sciences Médicales
1650--1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era
Historical Research: The Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research
Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
Johns Hopkins University Press
Duke University Press
Indiana University
Boston University
University of Delaware
Nutrition; dietetics
Food and foods
Science and culture
Food science; food technology
Atwater, Wilbur Olin
Kraepelin, Emil
Berger, Hans
Bouchardat, A. (Apollinaire)
Graham, Sylvester
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
20th century, early
18th century
20th century, late
Early modern
North America: United States; Canada
British Isles
Paris (France)
South Africa

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