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Bulletin of the History of Medicine reviews Diploma Mill by David Alan Johnson

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Toby A. Appel reviews Diploma Mill: The Rise and Fall of Dr. John Buchanan and the Eclectic Medical College of Pennsylvania for the Bulletin of the History of Medicine.
“Buchanan ran a large business, selling diplomas to individuals with or without any formal medical training in the United States and Europe. Buchanan’s two schools were not the [...]

 


“Gentleman George” Hunt Pendleton

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“Gentleman George” not only provides a microcosm of Democratic Party operations during Pendleton’s lifetime but is also a case study in the longevity of Jacksonian principles. In an era of intense Democratic factionalism stretching from the 1850s to the 1880s, Pendleton sought to unite the divided party around its traditional Jacksonian principles, which, when reapplied to address the changing political issues, became the foundation of the midwestern Democratic ideology.

 


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