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The Resource Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico : the gastrointestinal diseases, Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin ; with contributions by Xavier Lozoya [and nine others]

Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico : the gastrointestinal diseases, Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin ; with contributions by Xavier Lozoya [and nine others]

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Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico : the gastrointestinal diseases
Title
Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico
Title remainder
the gastrointestinal diseases
Statement of responsibility
Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin ; with contributions by Xavier Lozoya [and nine others]
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Language
eng
Summary
Whereas most previous work on Maya healing has focused on ritual and symbolism, this book presents evidence that confirms the scientific foundations of traditional Maya medicine. Data drawn from analysis of the medical practices of two Mayan-speaking peoples, the Tzeltal and Tzotzil, reveal that they have developed a large number of herbal remedies based on a highly sophisticated understanding of the physiology and symptomatology of common diseases and on an in-depth knowledge of medicinal plants. Here Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin, along with their many collaborators, provide detailed in
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index present
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non fiction
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Princeton Legacy Library
Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico : the gastrointestinal diseases, Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin ; with contributions by Xavier Lozoya [and nine others]
Label
Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico : the gastrointestinal diseases, Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin ; with contributions by Xavier Lozoya [and nine others]
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt13x1263
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
2. The Diarrheas; 3. The Abdominal Pains; 4. The Worms; 5. Summary and Conclusions; Appendix: Pharmacological Activity of Plant Species Used as Admixtures; Glossary of Technical Terms; References; Index of Maya Terms; General Index
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1 online resource (592 pages)
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online
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9781400872886
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations.
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