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Title
On the uses of wines in health and disease
Creator
Anstie, Francis Edmund, 1833-1874
Date Created and/or Issued
1877
Publication Information
Macmillan
Contributing Institution
Sonoma County Library
Collection
Biblioteca Vinaria Sonoma (SPC.00076)
Rights Information
Public Domain. Property rights reside with the Sonoma County Library. The Sonoma County Library has made this Item available and believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Preferred credit line is: Courtesy, the Sonoma County Library. Please see additional rights information at http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-CR/1.0/?language=en ;see additional reproduction and reuse information at https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/sonoma-county-history-and-genealogy-library/order-photo
Description
During the 1870's, Dr. Francis Anstie, editor of the Practioner and physician to Westminster Hospital in London, prepared the most comprehensive set of directions for the medical prescription of wine thus far compiled. So begins Salvatore P. Lucia's summary of Anstie's book on page 163 of the History of Wine as Therapy. Anstie devotes half of his book to the uses of wine in healthful living and the resst to its uses in acute and chronic diseases. He differntiates between strong wines (port, sherry, madeira, etc) and those "light wines...that average no more than 10 per cent of alcoholic strength." He took his fellow physicians to task for failing to note the differences among wines.
Type
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Format
Text
Identifier
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Language
English
Source
Internet Archive
Relation
Biblioteca Vinaria Sonoma

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