By Sammy R. Danna
In Lydia Pinkham: The Face That introduced one thousand Ads, historian Sammy R. Danna bargains the newest book-length biography that explores either side of the Lydia Pinkham phenomena. Danna illustrates how awesome an American historic determine she used to be, who with affiliates masterfully used and reinvented the selling instruments of her day, whereas struggling with the misogyny of the scientific institution. yet Danna additionally asks even if she used to be only a grandmotherly model of the pitchmen who roamed from city to city with their snake oil elixirs. scholars and students within the fields of women’s reports, American tradition, and the histories of medication, ads, and company will see Lydia Pinkham in a brand new mild.
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