Shopping Cart Link


Wesleyan University Press







Sign up for our newsletter







Bookmark and Share
Cart
Cart link
Paperback add to cart


For Educators
View cart
Cover image

Double Vision
An East–West Collaboration for Coping with Cancer
Alexandra Dundas Todd




Wesleyan
1994 • 206 pp. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"
Medicine & Public Health / Memoir

$19.95 Paperback, 978-0-8195-6289-0



“A carefully researched treatise on effectively battling cancer, worthy of close attention.”Booklist

A mother’s extraordinary search for healing among the medical practices of East and West.

When Alexandra Todd’s 21-year-old son is diagnosed with cancer, the family embarks on an odyssey that ultimately steers an expansive course between the gleaming technologies of traditional Western medicine and the gentle arts of alternative healing.

Click here for TABLE OF CONTENTS

Reviews / Endorsements

“Todd has written a probing, insightful, and powerful account of their quest for utilizing the planet’s vast sources of healing wisdom to affirm wholistic health within the individual. The book is inspiring, it asks the right questions of our medical establishment, and offers clear dietary information, reference sources, and sage advice.”NAPRA Trade Journal“At a time when the limits of Western medicine are becoming painfully evident, we need Professor Todd’s meticulously informed and eminently readable discussion of what a number of healing modalities can offer”—Wendy Sanford, coauthor of The New Our Bodies, Ourselves



A medical sociologist who has written extensively about health care delivery, ALEXANDRA DUNDAS TODD is Professor of Sociology at Suffolk University in Boston. Her last book was Intimate Adversaries: Cultural Conflict between Doctors and Women Patients (1989).



Sun, 16 Jul 2017 13:23:53 -0500