Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Pre-Congress Conference on Medical Anthropology (1973 : Stritch School of Medicine)

Title Medical anthropology / ed. Francis X. Grollig, Harold B. Haley
Published The Hague : Mouton ; Chicago : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Aldine, [1976]
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 485 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations
Series World anthropology
World anthropology.
Contents Witchcraft, the shaman, and active pharmacopoeia / Francis J. Clune Jr. -- The relevance of African traditional medicine in modern medical training and practice / Kivuto Ndeti -- Body and spirit among the Sanumá (Yanoama) of North Brazil / Kenneth I. Taylor -- Coca and popular medicine in Peru : an historical analysis of attitudes / Joseph A. Gagliano -- Social basis of illness : a search for therapeutic meaning / A.B. Chilivumbo -- Snakebite cure among the Raffia Indians of Nicaragua / Franklin O. Loveland -- The traditional folk medicine of Taos, New Mexico / Janet S. Belcove -- Different approaches to medicine among different people / Michio Tsunoo -- Post-partum salt packing and other medical practices : Oman, South Arabia / Harvey Doorenbos -- The incidence of mental illness among Italians in an English-Canadian city / Mary Lassance Parthun -- Warning : the milk in this package may be lethal for your infant / Dana Raphael -- Prehistoric pictography in North America of medical significance / Dale W. Ritter and Eric W. Ritter -- Cross-cultural perspectives on midwifery / Sheila Cosminsky -- Cerro Sechin : medical anthropology's inauguration in Peru? / Francis X. Grollig -- The use of argillaceous earth as medicament / B. Römer -- Human factors in the regulation of parasitic infections : cultural ecology of hookworm populations in rural west Bengal / V.K. Kochar [and others] -- Analysis of incidence of excessive alcohol intake by the Indian population in Montana / M.F. Gracia -- Witchcraft : an allegory? / Vinigi L. Grottanelli -- The process of medical change in a highland Guatemalan town / Clyde M. Woods and Theodore D. Graves -- Endemic goiter, salt, and local customs in Central America : prevention of a preventable disease / Harold B. Haley -- Effect of rural-urban migration on beliefs and attitudes toward disease and medicine in southern Peru / A. Quintanilla -- A transubstantiated health clinic in Nepal : a model for the future / William Stablein -- Traditional African medicine / Kamuti Kiteme -- Medical anthropology : mirror for medicine / John Henry Pfifferling -- Emics and etics of health problems in Ethiopia / Simon D. Messing -- Sociocultural barriers to technological change : an anthropological approach / K.L. Bhowmik and J. Basu Roy Chowdhury -- Reflections / Luís Alberto Vargas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes 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. MiAaHDL
digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL pda
Print version record
Subject Medical anthropology -- Congresses.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Delivery of Health Care.
Developing Countries.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Grollig, Francis X. (Francis Xavier), 1922-2005.
Haley, Harold B.
LC no. 77352005
ISBN 3110807505 (electronic bk.)
9783110807509 (electronic bk.)