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Author Bullard, Loring.
Title Healing waters : Missouri's historic mineral springs and spas / Loring Bullard.
Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2004.

Author Bullard, Loring.
Subject Mineral waters -- Missouri.
Springs -- Missouri.
Health resorts -- Missouri.
Health Resorts -- history.
Balneology -- history.
Mineral Waters -- history.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 243 pages) : illustrations, map
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-232) and index.
Contents Where rocks, water, and life unite -- The call of Hygieia -- Springs of America -- The spice of life -- Missouri's early resorts -- The surveys -- Spa doctors -- The rising tide -- Social diversions -- Taking the waters -- Waters, deep and mysterious -- Health in a bottle -- Fading toward obscurity.
Note Print version record.
Summary "Missouri's mineral springs and resorts played a vital role in the social and economic development of the state. In Healing Waters, Loring Bullard delves into the long history of these springs and spas, concentrating particularly on the use and development of the mineral springs from 1800 to about the 1930s."--Jacket.
Note English.
ISBN 9780826215543 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0826215548 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0826264182 (electronic bk.)
9780826264183 (electronic bk.)
0826215548 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 232157142
Additional Format Print version: Bullard, Loring. Healing waters. Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2004 (DLC) 2004014983

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