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Tamara Venit Shelton

About The Author

Tamara Venit Shelton received her PhD from Stanford University. She is Professor of History at Claremont McKenna College and author of two books: A Squatter’s Republic: Land and the Politics of Monopoly in California, 1850–1900 (University of California Press, 2013) and Herbs and Roots: A History of Chinese Doctors in the American Medical Marketplace (Yale University Press, 2019), which won the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book Award. Dr. Venit Shelton’s current research focuses on the social history of medicine, Asian Americans, and the American West in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.

Books by Tamara Venit Shelton