Medical Anthropology

Health, Healer and Culture

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ISBN : 817020805x

 

Author : S. M. Channa

 

Pages : 366 pp

 

Year of Publishing : 1998

 

Binding : Hardback

 

Publisher : Cosmo Publications

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Brief Contents
• Criteria for Selecting Herbal Remedies.
• Dawa: Beyond Science and Superstition (Tanzania).
• Language of Illness in South Kanara (India).
• Magic as a “Quasi-Profession”: The Organization of Magic and Magical Healing Among Amhara.
• The Maya Bonesetter as Sacred Specialist.
• Role of the Marrnggitj in Contemporary Health Care.
• Shamanistic Symptoms or Symbols ? A case of Indetermination (The body of the Guajiro shaman).
• Smallpox in Person: Personification or Personalization (Africa)?
• Therapeutic Techniques of Huichole Curanderos with a Case Report of Cross Cultural Psychotherapy (Mexico).
• Universal Aspects of Symbolic Healing: A Theoretical Synthesis.
• World Distribution of Theories of Illness.

CONTRIBUTORS
C. Browner • M. Singleton • Mark Nichter • Allan Young • Benjamin D. Paul • Janice Reid • Michel Perrin • M. Singleton • Thomas H. Lewis • James Dow • George P. Murdock • Suzanne F. Wilson • Violetta Frederick

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