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A tale of an amulet

Author: Ariela Popper-Giveon
Publisher: Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, [2015]
Series: Carolina Academic Press ethnographic studies in medical anthropology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Tale of an Amulet provides accounts of traditional Arab women healers in Israel and their patients and presents a wide variety of case studies, combined with personal experiences from the field." -- back cover
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ariela Popper-Giveon
ISBN: 9781611637069 1611637066
OCLC Number: 904504770
Description: xvii, 300 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Series Editor Preface --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
The Field --
Initiation --
Treatment --
Power --
Suffering --
Transformation --
Coping --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Carolina Academic Press ethnographic studies in medical anthropology series.
Responsibility: Ariela Popper-Giveon, David Yellin Academic college of education in Jerusalem.

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"A Tale of an Amulet provides accounts of traditional Arab women healers in Israel and their patients and presents a wide variety of case studies, combined with personal experiences from the field." -- back cover

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