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Anne Harrington offers an insightful and beautifully written history of human effort at healing.
The rigor of her approach and the clarity of her writing style make The Cure Within both thought provoking and a delight to read.
Recommend the book for anyone interested in the history of mind-body medicine and related fields.
Harrington's book is well researched and provides a wealth of information. Her narrative approach to the history of mind-body issues works better in some places than others. Read morePublished 6 months ago by John From MA
This book is so insightful about how we got to the place we are as a society of illness while maintaining hope for the truth of healing.Published 16 months ago by H. Kwiker
The author does a good job of sorting and classifying mind-body healing narratives, but often leaves things dangling in such a way as to make some of these very unproven ideas seem... Read morePublished on February 13, 2011 by P. Yeargin
Recommend the book for anyone interested in the history of mind-body medicine and related fields.Published on November 11, 2009 by Armando R. Neves Nt
I was disappointed by the book. It fails to measure up to the importance and promise of its subject, and reflects a narrow viewpoint. It's not too well-written eitherPublished on April 25, 2009 by Thomas G. Cody
This book is a comprehensive and fascinating history of human experiences with mind-body medicines, attempts to understand and utilize it, as well as investigate, explain or debunk... Read morePublished on January 26, 2009 by Paulina
Anne Harrington's book is a wonderful account of how we humans keep trying to figure ourselves out, and to define, "what it means to be human. Read morePublished on May 30, 2008 by A. Pearson
I love this book! Anne Harrington offers an insightful and beautifully written history of human effort at healing. Read morePublished on February 8, 2008 by Marjorie Maxwell Fernald