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The doctor

by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 610.69509 Mar
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 610.69509 Mar
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 610.69 M35
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 610.69 M35
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction J 610.69 MAR 2012
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 610.69 MAR 2012
 
 
Summary
This fascinating book explores the life of a colonial doctor and his importance to the community, as well as everyday life, responsibilities, and social practices during that time.
Contents
Hard work in a new world
Medical treatments and training
Doctors' roles in colonial communities
Eighteenth-century achievements
Wounds and wisdom during the War.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "There's no need for readers to travel to Colonial Williamsburg to learn about early American occupations. The Colonial People series brings immediacy to the lives of early settlers by viewing a skilled tradesperson's role in his or her community at large. The Doctor hearkens back to a time when leeches and bloodletting were considered to be viable medical options. From harsh-climate-related illnesses to smallpox outbreaks to early surgical techniques, medical care in the seventeenth century was nothing if not fascinating. Illustrations are a nice mix of period etchings and photographs of old documents as well as modern photographs (some taken at Colonial Williamsburg). Each title includes informative sidebars, including one that encourages reader participation. Kids can follow directions to dye their own fabrics, sew their own aprons, or grow their own herb gardens in other words, stage their own reenactment of colonial times.--Kelley, Ann Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Colonial people (Marshall Cavendish Benchmark)
Subjects Physicians -- United States -- History -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature.
Physicians -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
Medicine -- United States -- History -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature.
Medicine -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
Physicians -- History.
Medicine -- History.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Publisher New York :Marshall Cavendish Benchmark,2012
Language English
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
ISBN 9781608704125 (lib. bdg.)
1608704122 (lib. bdg.)
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