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Body and mind in Zulu medicine : an ethnography of health and disease in Nyuswa-Zulu thought and practice

Author: Harriet Ngubane
Publisher: London ; New York : Academic Press, 1977.
Series: Studies in anthropology (Academic Press)
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ngubane, Harriet.
Body and mind in Zulu medicine.
London ; New York : Academic Press, 1977
(OCoLC)568936308
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Ngubane
ISBN: 0125182503 9780125182508
OCLC Number: 3330678
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis.
Includes indexes.
Description: xvi, 184 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The people and their land --
Natural causes of illness --
Sorcery (Ubuthakathi) --
The ancestors and illness --
Pollution --
Treatment of disease --
Colour symbolism in medicine --
Some notions of evil spirit possession --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Studies in anthropology (Academic Press)
Responsibility: Harriet Ngubane.

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