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Rhubarb : the wondrous drug
AuthorFoust, Clifford M., 1928-
Pub. LocationPrinceton, NJPublisherPrinceton University Press
Date1992Phys. Desc.dig. pdf. [xxi, 371 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberRS165.R48 F68 1992
Rhubarb : the wondrous drug / Clifford M. Foust.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-362) and index.
Local access only. [Foust-Rhubarb.pdf]

Ch. 1. The Roots of Rhubarb -- Ch. 2. The Very True Rhubarb: The Seventeenth Century -- Ch. 3. The Russian Rhubarb Trade -- Ch. 4. The East India Company and European Trade -- Ch. 5. Collecting and Systematizing -- Ch. 6. Accommodating the Root: The Society of Arts and Other Promotions -- Ch. 7. Rhubarb as Medicine: The Eighteenth Century -- Ch. 8. The Search Ends? -- Ch. 9. The Testing of Rhubarb -- Ch. 10. Tarts and Wine.

Subject(s)Rhubarb--Therapeutic use
Rhubarb--History
Medicinal plants--China
Rhubarb [Dahuang 大黄]
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #17465
ISBN0691087474 ; 9780691087474LCCN91018211OCLC23902177