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The Pure Food, Drink, and Drug Crusaders, 1879-1914 Paperback – July 5, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0786427420 ISBN-10: 0786427426

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  • Paperback: 359 pages
  • Publisher: McFarland (July 5, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0786427426
  • ISBN-13: 978-0786427420
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,113,923 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Well-written and convincing." --Choice

"Intriguing...offers useful and new interpretations of the Progressive Era, the history of women's activism, and food and drug regulations." --Muse

"Impressive." --The Journal of American History

About the Author

A retired pharmacist, Lorine Swainston Goodwin received her Ph.D. in history from the University of Missouri. She now lives in Provo, Utah.

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By ~Wendy~ on March 11, 2009
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I am enjoying this book, although I got it for a college paper. It's the first I've found about women helping make policy for this country. Many books mention how some women's group, or some woman (usually un-named) helped out a man whose name is all over the topic of choice (as if he did it all by himself), but this book spells out the names of the groups and the individuals who brought us some of the most necessary and useful (but often taken for granted) laws this country has known... WHO doesn't want safe foods and medications? Since our laws have been used as the gold standard worldwide and countless numbers of lives have been saved by the FD & C Act and other FDA standards for foods and medications, it's sure nice to know the names of some great women who led the march to make this country great in yet another area.
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