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They all want magic : curanderas and folk healing

Author: Elizabeth de la Portilla
Publisher: College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, ©2009.
Series: Rio Grande/Río Bravo, no. 16.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Curanderas - traditional healers in Mexican culture - bridge the gaps between multiple planes of existence - spiritual and material, modern and pre-modern - dispensing medicinal herbs, prayers, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Portilla, Elizabeth de la.
They all want magic.
College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008034983
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth de la Portilla
ISBN: 9781603443739 1603443738
OCLC Number: 715188210
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 147 pages).
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: Introduction --
The road home --
Living in the borderlands means --
Work as medicine --
Curanderismo as a template for a Mexican American world view --
Healers and their clients --
La planta es la vida: the cultural life of plants in curanderismo --
Curanderismo and its possibilities.
Series Title: Rio Grande/Río Bravo, no. 16.
Other Titles: Curanderas and folk healing
Responsibility: Elizabeth de la Portilla.
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." . . . This book will enlighten us and remind us of a living part of Mexican American-Latina/o culture with which we all need to remain in contact." -- Eliseo "Cheo" Torres, author of Curandero: A Read more...

 
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