From The Bush

Author: Marsha B. Quinlan
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780155085671
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Ideas about illness direct the consequent medical response. The book's topic is important because knowledge of local ethnomedical practice is essential for development of public health interventions in non-Western settings.

Cultural Anthropology

Author: John H. Bodley
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442271906
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American Anthropologist 85 (3): 545–62. Quinlan, Marsha B. 2004. From the
Bush: The Front Line of Health Care in a Caribbean Village. Case Studies in
Cultural Anthropology. Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth. Rabb, Theodore K.
1967.

A Companion To Medical Anthropology

Author: Merrill Singer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118863216
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In Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Ethnomedicine. Mark Nichter, ed.
pp. ... Nichter, Mark, and Mimi Nichter, eds., 1996 Anthropology and International
Health: Asian Case Studies. Amsterdam ... Nolan, Justin M., and Michael C.
Robbins, 1999 Cultural Conservation of Medicinal Plant Use in the Ozarks.
Human ... From the Bush: The Frontline of Health Care in a Caribbean Village.
Belmont, CA: ...

Gods And Vampires

Author: Nathan Wachtel
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226867649
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When Nathan Wachtel, the distinguished historical anthropologist, returned to the village of Chipaya, the site of his extensive fieldwork in the Bolivian Andes, he learned a group of Uru Indians was being incarcerated and tortured for no ...

Contemporary Caribbean Cultures And Societies In A Global Context

Author: Franklin W. Knight
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807876909
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These essays examine cultural phenomena in their creolized forms--from sports and religion to music and drink--as well as the Caribbean manifestations of more universal trends--from racial inequality and feminist activism to indebtedness ...

Ethnomedicine

Author: Pamela I. Erickson
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478608641
Size: 48.31 MB
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Her efficient, balanced approach highlights commonalities among the worlds vast and diverse medical systems, making ethnomedicine easier to internalize and to apply in clinical settings.

Craving Earth

Author: Sera L. Young
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231146094
Size: 32.19 MB
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Sifting through extensive historical, ethnographic, and biomedical findings, Sera L. Young creates a portrait of pica, or nonfood cravings, from humans' earliest ingestions to current trends and practices.

Weekend Warriors

Author: Mac Marshall
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
ISBN:
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In a unique blend of historical investigation, cross-cultural comparison, and in-depth analysis, Weekend Warriors draws parallels between past traditions of aggression and the present-day problem of drunkenness on the Pacific island of Truk ...

Kuru Sorcery

Author: Shirley Lindenbaum
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131726472X
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This significantly revised edition of the landmark anthropological classic Kuru Sorcery brings up to date the anthropological contribution to understanding disease, the medical research that resulted in two medical Nobel Prizes, and the ...

The Body In Society

Author: Alexandra Howson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745676367
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This book will be essential reading for students taking courses on the body in sociology, anthropology, gender studies and cultural studies.