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The anthropology of medicine : from culture to method

Author: Lola Romanucci-Ross; Daniel E Moerman; Laurence R Tancredi
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This revised reference text provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of medical anthropology, in both Western and non-Western medicine. They explore the social and cultural context of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anthropology of medicine.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1997
(OCoLC)605465129
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lola Romanucci-Ross; Daniel E Moerman; Laurence R Tancredi
ISBN: 0897894901 9780897894906 0897895169 9780897895163
OCLC Number: 36165190
Description: xiv, 400 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Creativity in illness: methodological linkages to the logic and language of science in folk pursuit of health in central Italy / Lola Romanucci-Ross --
Aztec and European medicine in the New World, 1521-1600 / Clara Sue Kidwell --
Phantoms and physicians: social change through medical pluralism / Libbet Crandon-Malamud --
Poisoned apples and honeysuckles: the medicinal plants of Native America / Daniel E. Moerman --
Herbal and symbolic forms of treatment in the medicine of the Lowland Mixe (Oaxaca, Mexico) / Michael Heinrich --
The evolution of human nutrition / Barry Bogin --
Zoonoses and the origins of Old and New World viral diseases: new perspectives / Linda M. Van Blerkom --
Malaria, medicine, and meals: a biobehavioral perspective / Nina L. Etkin and Paul J. Ross --
The impassioned knowledge of the shaman / Lola Romanucci-Ross --
Anarchy, abjection, and absurdity: a case of metaphoric medicine among the Tabwa of Zaire / Allen F. Roberts. Physiology and symbols: the anthropological implications of the placebo effect / Daniel E. Moerman --
Narratives of chronic pain / Robert Kugelmann --
The effect of ethnicity on prescriptions for patient controlled analgesia for post-operative pain / Bernardo Ng [and others] --
Stress and its management: the cultural construction of an illness and its treatment / Robert Kugelmann --
Science of the mind in contexts of a culture / Laurence R. Tancredi --
The "new psychiatry": from ideology to cultural error / Lola Romanucci-Ross --
The aging: legal and ethical personhood in culture change / Laurence R. Tancredi and Lola Romanucci-Ross --
The extraneous factor in Western medicine / Lola Romanucci-Ross and Daniel E. Moerman --
"Medical anthropology": convergence of mind and experience in the anthropological imagination / Lola Romanucci-Ross, Daniel E. Moerman, and Laurence R. Tancredi.
Responsibility: edited by Lola Romanucci-Ross, Daniel E. Moerman, Laurence R. Tancredi.

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?The analytic and philosophical depth of this book should appeal to social scientists and higher-level medical anthropology students.?-Medical Anthropology Quarterly

 
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