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Border medicine : a transcultural history of Mexican American curanderismo

Author: Brett Hendrickson
Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mexican American folk and religious healing, often referred to as curanderismo, has been a vital part of life in the Mexico-US border region for centuries. This book examines the ongoing evolution of  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brett Hendrickson
ISBN: 9781479843015 1479843016 9781479834785 9781479846320 1479846325 1479834785
OCLC Number: 995284401
Description: 1 recurso en línea
Contents: Part I. Contact and combination --
Part II. Saints and spirits --
Part III. New directions in curanderismo.
Responsibility: Brett Hendrickson.

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A powerful and beautifully written ethno-historical study of curanderismo in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Brett Hendrickson deftly refuses to romanticize curanderos, their healing practices, or the Read more...

 
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