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Jamaican folk medicine : a source of healing

Author: Arvilla Payne-Jackson; Mervyn C Alleyne
Publisher: Barbados : University of the West Indies Press, 2004.
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This pioneering work examines the rich folk medicine of Jamaican. The authors analyse the historical and linguistic aspects of folk medicine, based on their research, extensive fieldwork and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Payne-Jackson, Arvilla.
Jamaican folk medicine.
Barbados : University of the West Indies Press, 2004
(DLC) 2010385372
(OCoLC)56653060
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arvilla Payne-Jackson; Mervyn C Alleyne
OCLC Number: 646844099
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 228 pages) : map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The social historical context : slavery and its aftermath --
The ethnic dimension --
African and African-Jamaican religions --
Aetiology and illness --
Folk medical practitioners --
Treatments and health care --
The nature of healing herbs --
Conclusion --
Appendix : Drugstore medicines, Kingston, Jamaica.
Responsibility: Arvilla Payne-Jackson, Mervyn C. Alleyne.

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