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Health and the Supernatural

Disease and Cure in Tribal Societies

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ISBN : 8177551957

 

Author : S. M. Channa

 

Pages : 312 pp

 

Year of Publishing : 2001

 

Binding : Hardbound

 

Publisher : Cosmo Publications

CONTENTS:
The Spirit Theory in Early Medicine
Spirits and The Healing of the Sick in Ontong Java Medicine as an Ethnographic Category: The Gimi of the New Guinea Highlands
The Hot-Cold Syndrome and Symbolic Balance in Mexican and Spanish-American Folk Medicine, The Maya Bonesetter as Sacred Specialist
Body, Psyche and Society: Conceptions of Illness in Ommura, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea
Lunda Medicine and the Treatment of Disease Processes for the Articulation of Meaning and Ritual. Healing among the Northern Yaka (Zaire) The Ancestors and Illness among the Zulu

CONTRIBUTORS
John Lee Maddox • H. Ian. Hogbin • Leonard B. Glick • Richard L. Currier • Benjamin D. Paul -Jessica R. Mayer • Victor Turne • Rene Devisc • Harriet Ngubane

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