Doctoring the Past in the Present: E. A. Wallis Budge, the Discourse on Magic, and the Colonization of Iraq

@article{Becker2005DoctoringTP,
  title={Doctoring the Past in the Present: E. A. Wallis Budge, the Discourse on Magic, and the Colonization of Iraq},
  author={A. Becker},
  journal={History of Religions},
  year={2005},
  volume={44},
  pages={175 - 215}
}
  • A. Becker
  • Published 2005
  • History
  • History of Religions
  • ç 2005 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0018-2710/2005/4403-0001$10.00 The healing art, it was believed, might procure favour and protection, by affording convincing proof of the benevolence of our motives; for it is well known that to relieve the sufferings of the body is the most ready way of access to the heart. It would also procure access to places where none but a physician could go. ( Asahel Grant , 1841) 1 
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