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Ngoma : discourses of healing in central and southern Africa

Author: John M Janzen
Publisher: Berkeley [u.a.] : University of California Press, 2011.
Series: Comparative studies of health systems and medical care
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Repr.]View all editions and formats
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A widespread form of ritual healing in Central and Southern Africa, ngoma is investigated here and interpreted in a contemporary context. The study incorporates spirit possession into a broader,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Janzen
ISBN: 0520072650 9780520072657
OCLC Number: 756276847
Description: XV, 241 S. : ill., graph. Darst.
Series Title: Comparative studies of health systems and medical care
Responsibility: John M. Janzen.

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