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When Chocolate was Medicine: Colmenero, Wadsworth and Dufour, Christine A. Jones

Jones, Christine A. "When Chocolate Was Medicine: Colmenero, Wadsworth and Dufour." Publicdomainreview.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

In the following sentences (lines 10-11):

"These mischievously potent drugs were met with widespread curiosity and concern. In response, a written tradition of treatises was born over the course of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries,"

the word treatises most likely means

A

personal letters.

B

treaties or agreements.

C

scholarly reports.

D

newspaper articles.