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Folk wisdom and mother wit : John Lee, an African American herbal healer

Author: Arvilla Payne-Jackson; John Lee
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993.
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 161.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a basic historical framework and background to the continuing viability of a folk medical system based on combining biomedicine and traditional health care. It should be of value to scholars  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Payne-Jackson, Arvilla.
Folk wisdom and mother wit.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624437497
Named Person: John Lee; John Lee; John Lee; John Lee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arvilla Payne-Jackson; John Lee
ISBN: 0313288682 9780313288685
OCLC Number: 27187353
Description: xiv, 173 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Pt. 1 Introduction (starting p. 1) --
Ch. 1 Historical Overview of African American Folk Medicine (starting p. 7) --
Ch. 2 Becoming an Herbalist (starting p. 17) --
Ch. 3 Diagnostic System (starting p. 21) --
Ch. 4 Classification of the Materia Medica and Illustrations (starting p. 27) --
Pt. 2 Herbal Repertoire (starting p. 35) --
Appendix: Biologicals (starting p. 159) --
References (starting p. 161) --
Index (starting p. 169)
Series Title: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 161.
Responsibility: Arvilla Payne-Jackson and John Lee ; illustrations by Linda Kempton Armstrong ; foreword by James Duke.

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